Football Academy 2018-19 Open Trials


Open Training Sessions(Women).

Thursday 1st November 2018 – 9:30am-12:00pm

Open Training Sessions(Men).

Wednesday 31st October 2018 – 10:00am-14:00pm

Register your interest by contacting us by email or phone call.

For the Open Trials Application Form please click here.
Contact Jon Shaw or Jordan Moore
School Number – 0191 297 9700

ECFA U19 Premier League Winners

ESFA U18 National Trophy Winners

ECFA U19 Champions League Runners Up

ESFA U18 National Trophy Runners Up

Northumberland Schools 7-a-side Winners

Northumberland Schools 7-a-side Runners Up

Monkseaton Football Academy


Our very successful Football Academy in sixth form attracts students from many other schools who join us at 16. players receive daily coaching sessions as well as individual gym programmes, yoga/core stability and player specific analysis. Players also receive diet and nutritional advice, Futsal coaching and regular fixtures against professional clubs.

Students have the choice of completing A-Level or BTEC qualifications in various subjects delivered in an Ofsted Outstanding School giving you access to multiple exit routes including USA/UK University Scholarships, professional/semi-professional football. As we are a fully inclusive school both educational studies and football progress are monitored closely by both teaching staff and coaches to ensure targets are met.


“The football academy is perfect for progressing and developing as a player with the help from two great coaches who have great knowledge of the game. Coming to Monkseaton I’m able to take A-Levels in PE, Psychology and English”.

Connor Walker – Current First Year Student.

Played For, Newcastle City Juniors, Currently New Hartley U18s & Northumberland County.

“I’m in my second year at Monkseaton and currently taking A-Levels in Biology, Spanish and PE. For me, the programme has a perfect balance between high quality football, gym sessions and A-Level study. I feel I’ve improved massively by becoming a student athlete at Monkseaton”.

Jake Jensen – Current Second Year.

Played For Cramlington Juniors, and Currently Captain of Northumberland County.

Our Aims

To deliver a Student-Athlete programme that mirrors as close as possible to that of a professional football club incorporating Education, Football, Sport Science, Psychology, Diet & Nutrition and analysis.
-To provide top quality and Ofsted recognised education which will be further supported by coaching staff
-To develop technically and tactically efficient players
-To provide links to all levels of Football
-Opportunities to access scholarships within the UK and abroad
-Take part in the FA Level 1 coaching qualification

Football Philosophy

-Attractive, high tempo passing game
-Intelligent/rotational movement ahead of the ball
-No fear of failure
-Playing with a purpose
-Adaptable players (Formations/systems/styles)
-High fitness levels
-Being prepared for life with or without football


Students Accessed Scholarships

England schoolboy/college internationals

Evening Chronicle County Cup Winners

ESFA U19 National Trophy Winners

Northumberland Schools FA League Winners

North Tyneside International Youth Tournament Winners