Education programme (16-18 year olds) in partnership with Future Lions Education


Kettering Town Football Club, Latimer Park, Polwell Lane, Kettering, NN15 5PS

Course Start Date: 
September 2019

Entry Requirments:
4 GCSE 4-9 grades including English & Maths or both, however, should you not achieve this in we have specialist English/Maths Tutors in order to help you obtain your required grades. You also must be between 16-18 years old on the 31st of August.

UCAS Points Equivalent:

 Up to 168 UCAS points which is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

FREE for 16 – 18 year olds (Bursaries also available, please contact us for more details)


Kettering Academy is based at Vanarama National League North Club Kettering Town Football Club which has undergone a huge renovation with a purpose built classroom and gym on site at the stadium.  Head of Academy Luke Graham, who has amassed over 500 professional appearances alongside obtaining his UEFA A coaching license, leads the academy and is assisted by his coaches Steven Kinniburgh & Paul White who both also have a professional football background which makes up a highly skilled and experienced team. Head of Education Sean Wilson who has 10+ years of experience in the education industry is lead tutor on the course and guides all our young players in order to achieve and realise their potential.

Kettering Academy are unique as they offer not only a BTEC in sport but also the opportunity to study A Levels at a nearby school Kettering Buccleuch Academy. As a student of the course you can expect up to 10 hours per week of UEFA standard coaching on grass & 4G pitches alongside a match day each week. Kettering Academy have 3 teams currently playing in either the National League Youth Alliance or AOC college leagues with the opportunity to progress into the clubs FA Youth Cup Squad. 

Kettering Academy students also have been fortunate enough to be chosen by academy staff to experience or contribute to many aspects of the club on 1st team matchdays doing video analysis, media production, commentary, assisting coaching staff and more.

If you want to be part of the fast growing Football Academy in Northamptonshire then contact Head of Academy Luke Graham on the contact details below or through the academies social media platforms.


For more information please contact Head of Academy Luke Graham: