Moorland Academy Football

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports

Moorland School are delighted to announce that from September 2016, we will be offering students the chance to study for a BTEC Level 3 in Sport.

This will be aligned to an Official Blackburn Rovers Football Club Shadow Squad, so that all aspiring and talented footballers can move a step closer to their dream of being a footballer.

Open to all students aged 16-18, this BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sports offers a unique opportunity to study for a career in sports and football.

As the course is delivered in partnership with Blackburn Rovers Football Club, the students will have unique and unrivalled access to a Category 1 Academy facility.

Download Football Prospectus

Please follow the link below to download our brochure, which affords you a greater flavour of what makes Moorland School so special and unique.

The unique benefits of the course include:

  • Each week the students will spend 1 full day training at Brockhall, Blackburn Rovers Category 1 Academy.
  • Weekly game play in a Category 1 Youth Academy League.
  • 2-3 days of education and mentoring.
  • An opportunity to take FA qualifications.
  • Enjoy a full day of training at our own Moorland Football Academy.
  • Weekend training also included.
  • Study 19 units over the 2 years of study.
  • 10 units covered in Year One, including options such as Football Management & Marketing.
  • Unique Shadow Squad opportunity at BRFC.
  • Weekly exposure to Academy coaches and scouts.
  • Fully accredited course recognised by top U.K. & U.S. Universities.
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We truly believe that Moorland School is the only true and proven football boarding school in Europe.

Moorland School has a long and proud history of producing winning teams and players that have gone on to win professional contracts.

Accolades include:

  • National ISFA Shield Champions (U16) 2014
  • Regional Lancashire Cup Winners (U16) 2014
  • National ESFA Cup Finalists (U12) 2016
  • Regional Lancashire Cup Finalists (U12) 2016
  • Moorland Academy Players have been signed to Manchester City, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Southampton, Aston Villa, Burnley, Preston North End and Blackpool FC.

Our links with Blackburn Rovers mean that as their official partners players will always be in the ‘shop window’ and will learn and train next to players who have been signed on professional terms.  The opportunities for being selected are second to none and talented players who have what it takes could look forward to being signed by Blackburn Rovers or other competitive clubs who watch players during league play.