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Boys & Girls Football Academy Information

The Boy's Football Academy currently run two teams. The Boys Football Academy first team play under our semi-professional link club name AFC Hornchurch in the Football Conference Youth Alliance. They also compete in the prestigious FA Youth Cup as AFC Hornchurch. In the 2015/16 season we qualified for the 1st round proper before losing 2-0 to the professional side Leyton Orient. This was matched in 2016/17 when we met MK Dons at the same stage losing 6-1. 

The Girls Football Academy play in the English Colleges National Premier League against schools and colleges linked to Reading, Birmingham City and Bristol City. In 2015/16 season the Girls Academy won the National League and also made the semi-finals of the National English Schools Cup. In 2016/17 the Girls Academy were crowned National Schools Champions for the first time.

For those students interested in exploring international scholarships, we are able to provide the relevant support including the opportunity of attending annual International Tours. Over the last three years our students have traveled to the IMG Showcase, the Dallas Girls and Boys Cups 2015 & 2016 as well as Florida in 2017. To date 25 football academy students (10 boys and 15 girls) have gone out to the United States on Football Scholarships.

If you have any further questions or queries relating to the above or would like to arrange a visit please contact either coaches below:

Carl Emberson Boys Football Academy on 0208 724 1333 or email embersonc@barkingabbeyschool.co.uk

Sharon Brownlie Girl’s Football Academy on 0208 270 6891 or email brownlies@barkingabbeyschool.co.uk