Margate FC and Herne Bay High are delighted to invite players to our first trial for The Gate’s Boys Academy on Thursday 21st February 2019 from 10am to 12pm at Hartsdown Park. 

If you’re looking at your post-16 education options, why not come down and find out more?

The academy is unique in that it offers footballers the chance to train and play full-time without making any compromise on their academic ambitions.

Players have a wide selection of A levels and BTEC qualifications to choose from with 42 different courses on offer for Academy players, which surpasses the offer from many other local Sixth Forms. 

Alongside this, the squad of players will compete at the highest level outside of the professional game in compete in the National League U19 Alliance League.

Any player interested should register for the trial via

Full applications can be made now via Our online application window opens from 22nd November 2018 – 1st February 2019.

Click here for further information. You can also call 07395 791761 or email