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Opportunity for Year 11/12s to continue their education through football

The Male Football and Education programme is an outstanding opportunity for young talented footballers between the ages of 16-18 to continue their academic, footballing and career development through Norwich City CSF.

The programme provides the chance for players to combine an intensive 11-a-side football training and fixture programme – under the guidance of former Canaries Adam Drury, Simon Lappin and Ryan Jarvis – with studying for a Cambridge National Extended Diploma in Sport, over a two-year period.

Download the course brochure here.

Click here to apply, or call us on 01603 761122.

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Link to http://www.wensumtrust.org.uk/
  • Study a Cambridge National Extended Diploma in Sport (the equivalent of three A-Levels) over two years
  • Units include Anatomy & Physiology, Sports Coaching, and Sports Psychology
  • Learning environment immersed within a professional football club setting enables students to learn through a series of access-all-areas tours, guest speakers and off-site visits
  • Comprehensive weekly football coaching programme, under the guidance of former Canaries Adam Drury, Simon Lappin and Ryan Jarvis
  • Access to gym, programme’s designated physiotherapist and performance analysis
  • Training sessions take place at the Foundation’s state-of-the-art The Nest facilities
  • Futsal activities and fixtures to support technical development
  • Players selected will have the opportunity to represent Norwich City Football Club against equivalent sides from other professional clubs, including Southampton FC, Portsmouth FC, Crystal Palace FC, Brighton & Hove Albion FC and MK Dons FC.
  • Access to unique Norwich City FC experiences
  • Norwich City CSF / sport based work experience
  • Opportunities for career progression with CSF
  • Selected students from the programme can take part in the Junior Coaches Club – an opportunity to receive further targeted support and qualifications for those interested in a career in sports coaching
Success stories

Success stories

Our programme is designed to maximise student’s career development and opportunities.

To date, numerous students have moved onto higher education and employment, with opportunities including overseas scholarships in the USA, semi-pro & pro football, internships at Norwich City Football Club, and of course, employment with the Community Sports Foundation.

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"If it wasn't for the CSF programme, I wouldn't be here right now. They gave me the opportunity to get an education and play regular football."

Billy Johnson

Norwich City Football Club goalkeepr