Benfield Elite Football Academy



Benfield School are delighted to announce that we are working in partnership with Newcastle Elite Academy to deliver the "Benfield Elite Football Academy" programme in conjunction with our education programmes for Years 7-13.

Newcastle Elite Academy is a football academy directed by four NUFC premier league stars and delivered by a team of UEFA qualified coaches who are vastly experienced in coaching and playing in the professional game. The aim is to provide an opportunity for young players in the Northeast to engage in high quality age specific football coaching programmes. The coaching programmes are designed to replicate the standard expected in professional football environments and to provide challenge and development for aspiring young players.

The Benfield Elite Football Academy has been established at Benfield School which provides top class sporting facilities to accommodate aspiring talented young boys and girls. The Academy will officially launch in September 2018 running football development programmes for students in years 7-13.

 The main aims of the football academy are:

• Provide a high quality football education programme

• Support talented young footballers to succeed in both their education and football development.

• To provide achievable pathways into potential academic and sporting careers.

• Develop every individual to the best of their ability.

• Provide a support network of teachers and coaches allowing each student to flourish.

• Provide a safe, enjoyable learning environment for all participants working towards their goals.

• Enable all students to experience success and to become active participants in a learning community which has shared beliefs and values.

• Celebrate the achievements of all who contribute to our success.