Join Margate FC’s Academy | Open Evening Details

Margate FC is hosting a Post 16 Football Academy Open Evening on Wednesday 24th November from 5:30-7:30pm.

The Open Evening takes place at Herne Bay High providing players and parents the opportunity to receive information on the academy and take a look around the school itself.

As part of our partnership with Herne Bay High, players are given the best of both world with academic options alongside full-time football.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport

Within the academy you can study a full time BTEC Level 3 programme over two years, equivalent to A Levels, opening the door to university. This allows you focus purely on sport science related topics such as Psychology of Sport, Sociology, Anatomy and Physiology, Coaching, Nutrition, Fitness Training and Sports Business.

A Levels

You can select any A Levels you like from the courses available in the selected blocks (if you select A Levels and want to be part of the football academy, you must indicate this on your application). We have a large selection of courses, far more than most other sixth forms. A levels such as Business, English or Science are available, for full details on the wide selection of A Level courses please visit the Herne Bay High School website.

Vocational Courses

You can study Level 2 and 3 fitness/health-based courses, preparing you for employment. We offer the VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Exercise, Health and Fitness Studies, and at Level 3, Personal Training. Part of the Level 2 diploma is the gym instructor certificate. This route is all about giving you the skills and knowledge to enter the fitness industry. 

Our players have gone on to pursue different careers and options following their time at the Academy. Find out more about recent co-hort of graduates by clicking here.

Please email footballacademy@hernebayhigh.orgfor further information.