Post 16 Education

The Aston Villa Foundation works in partnership with three local further education providers to offer a high-quality Boys Football and Education programme.

The programmes are designed to give young people aged 16-18 the opportunity to gain A Level, 1st4Sport and BTEC qualifications while training and studying towards a career in sport.

Students can choose from our Shelfield Football Academy, Halesowen Football Academy and Aston Manor Football Academy.

Shelfield Football Academy

Entering its third year of delivery in 2019/20, the programme has gone from strength to strength since its inception.

All classes and matches take place out of Moor Lane and Villa Park, in line with education partner Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy.

This Academy offers students the opportunity to pursue a career in sports coaching whilst competing in a national league and cup programme for the Aston Villa Foundation.

For more details, head here

Halesowen Football Academy

New for the 2019/20 academic year, the Halesowen Football Academy will be run in partnership with Halesowen College. 

The programme offers the opportunity to gain a BTEC Sport qualification while representing the Aston Villa Foundation in competitive matches.

For more details, head here

Aston Manor Football Academy

Aston Manor Academy, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, is another new education partner for the 2019/20 academic year. 

Boasting a 100% pass rate at both A Level and BTEC, with 65% of students scoring A*- B and an above national average grade of B-, Aston Manor Academy is the perfect partner to deliver on the educational side of the course. 

The programme offers the opportunity to study A Levels or a BTEC Sport qualification, while representing the Aston Villa Foundation in competitive matches.  

Contact Us

For more details, head here.  

For more information and details on how to apply, email: andrew.coley@avfc.co.uk. 

Check out our Further Education Prospectus.