Football Academy

At the Football Academy, we believe that the ‘beautiful game’ should be accessible to all, so we offer an intensive football development programme capable of taking the most gifted footballers to the next level as well as open doors to a broad range of roles in the game such as Coaching, Scouting, Performance Analysis and Research. We believe our experienced coaching team has created a unique and dynamic play and study programme, capable of enabling all young players to realise their footballing dreams.

  • Boys and Girls Academy
  • Home of the U14 National Champions
  • In-House Premier League Scout
  • Proven Success at all age groups
  • High Profile coaching team and
  • Clear routes player progression
  • Joint Football and Personalised Academic study programme
  • Four sites comprising 125 acres of beautiful grounds and pitches
  • Floodlit all-weather sports pitches and 2 indoor Sports Halls
  • Two newly refurbished boarding houses

Next Level Coaching

Claremont Football Academy attracts talented and aspiring footballers from all over the world to study and train with our roster of professional coaches.  Academy Director Jim Colston has over 25 years experience in the game, is a premiership scout and has helped develop players in the United Kingdom for such clubs as Crystal Palace, Arsenal, Chelsea and Brighton and Hove Albion and in Europe for FC Magdeburg and AC Milan.  Jim’s team have amassed a wealth of county and premiership coaching experience and together have the knowledge and connections to get the best out of every player.

Fast Progression

With clear progression routes, opportunities to play alongside current Premier league academy players already at the School, and to compete against professional clubs at professional football club grounds, talented and aspiring players are not only recognised, but tested and pushed so that they quickly improve their game and skills.

Personalised Learning Programme

Tailored study paths develop knowledge, skills and experiences that play to students’ strengths, interests and various learning styles. Each student receives individual support and has the opportunity to tailor their learning programme to suit their own particular characteristics and their Football Academy commitments.  We want to help students not only realise their footballing dreams, but to also develop the skills needed to pass the A-level and GCSE exams and enter world’s top universities.

Claremont School
Nursery & Prep

Ebdens Hill, Baldslow, St. Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7PW
01424 751555

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Senior and Sixth Form

Bodiam, Nr. Robertsbridge,
East Sussex, TN32 5UJ
01580 830396

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Clyde House

Clyde Ho/258 Sedlescombe Road North,
Hastings, Saint Leonards-on-sea TN37 7JL
01424 233000

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Pyke House

Claremont Boarding House Upper Lake,
Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AN
01424 775332

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French Study Centre

La Maison Claremont,
14 rue de l'arbalete,
62500, St Omer

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