UK Day Students

16-19 years old
1-3 years
£1,000 per year
Leicestershire, England

Balancing Excellence on and off the Pitch

Are you a UK passport holder based in the East Midlands, at FCV Academy, we understand that some of you may not require onsite accommodation. That’s why we offer an exclusive opportunity for UK day students, granting you an elite football experience at a reduced rate.

⚖️ Balanced Excellence: Our carefully designed curriculum allows you to study a BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport, ensuring you receive a well-rounded education alongside your football journey. You’ll be empowered to pursue your academic aspirations without compromising on your footballing dreams.

⚽ Experienced Coaching: Benefit from our highly qualified and experienced coaching staff who are dedicated to helping you reach your full potential. You’ll receive daily training, skill development and tactical understanding that will set you apart on the pitch.

🏆 Competitive Matches: Showcase your skills in thrilling matches against top-level opponents. Our academy competes at the highest levels, giving you the exposure and experience needed to thrive in the competitive football world.

🏟️ State-of-the-Art Facilities: Train in modern, first-class facilities that provide the perfect environment for honing your skills. Our cutting-edge resources ensure you have everything you need to succeed.

🤝 Supportive Community: Join a close-knit community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for football and academic success. Our supportive environment fosters personal growth, camaraderie, and lasting friendships.


  1. Register: Sign up to attend one of our UK Day Student trial days.
  2. Attend: Take part in one of our UK Day Student Trial Days so that you can learn more about us and we can understand your football abilities better.
  3. Application: Our Admissions team will send out our application form for you to complete.
  4. Acceptance: Once accepted, you’ll embark on an extraordinary journey that combines football excellence and academic achievement.

View our Prospectus – HERE

  • Course Information
  • Fees
  • Inclusions
  • Term Dates

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports Coaching and Development over two or three years.

This vocational course explores different areas of employment in the sports sector and its units cover subjects such as anatomy and physiology, psychology, and coaching, making it perfect for those aspiring for a career in football. Students are required to undertake 15 hours of study per week, which takes place alongside full time football training.

Upon successful completion of the BTEC Diploma qualification, you will have the equivalent of three A Levels, providing opportunities for progression into employment or onto a Higher Education course or another vocational qualification at FCV or elsewhere.

  • £1,000 per year

Bursaries & scholarships available – Speak with a member of our team for more information.

  • Academic Course
  • In-house full-time coaching programme with UEFA qualified coaches including specialist goalkeeping sessions.
  • 1 lunch Meal Per Day
  • Training & Matchday kit
  • Competitive league fixtures, friendlies with pro clubs and showcase match opportunities.
  • Filming of matches and post-match analysis.
  • Specific strength and conditioning sessions
  • Fitness monitoring and testing.
  • Sport injury support
  • Nutrition, health, and lifestyle advice.
  • Team building activities.
  • Support with exit pathways and provision of references.


FCV Academy opens for the Autumn term Monday 2 September

Half-term break Monday 21 October to Friday 1 November

FCV Academy closes for the end of term Friday 20 December 


FCV Academy opens for the Spring term Monday 6 January

Half-term break Monday 17 February to Friday 21 February

FCV Academy closes for the end of term Friday 11 April 


FCV Academy opens for the summer term

Monday 28 April Half term break Monday 26 May to Friday 30 May 

FCV Academy Closes for the end of term Friday 27 June 

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