Holiday Soccer Schools!

It is not too late to book places on next week's half-term Soccer Schools, with participants able to turn up and pay on the day!

Open to children of all abilities aged between three and 15, the West Ham United Community Sports Trust courses provide a safe, friendly and enjoyable environment for youngsters to improve their football skills.

Half a dozen venues across east London and Essex will play host to Player Development Courses, which are set to begin on Monday 27 October and end on Friday 31 October.  

Participants will receive a West Ham United certificate and medal, while Academy scouts and coaches are to attend each and every venue. Recent holiday programmes have seen several youngsters referred to the Club's famed Academy!

Player Development Courses
5-15 year olds
Time: 10am-3pm
Price: £18 per player, per day, or £70 for the week

Mini Dribblers
Age: 3-5 year olds
Time: 10am-12pm
Price: £9 per player, per day, or £40 for the week

Aiming to provide maximum flexibility for parents, guardians and the youngsters themselves, participants can attend single days if preferable, or book full weeks. Prices start from £18 for a single day, while the full week comes at a discounted rate of just £70.

As for the toddlers, bespoke Mini Dribblers courses cater for three-five-year-olds, running at each and every venue from 10am until midday. A single day is priced at just £9, with the full week costing £40.

Additionally, in response to feedback, the Trust are pleased to introduce an an Early Drop-off option for parents/guardians, which will be available at all venues from 8.30am to 9.30am at just £4 per player per day.   

To book your place, please email [email protected] or telephone 020 7473 7720. Please note that Soccer Schools can no longer accept cash payments and so payment can either be made over the phone or by cheque.

West Ham United Community Sports Trust 
60a Albatross Close, Off Woolwich Manor Way, Beckton, E6 5NX
Days: Monday to Friday

William Edwards School
Stifford Clays Road, Stifford Clays, Essex, RM16 6AR
Days: Monday to Friday

Gaynes School
Brackendale Gardens, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3UX
Days: Monday to Friday

Lord Thomas Audrey School
Monkwick Avenue, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8NJ
Days: Monday to Tuesday

Play Football
King George Playing Fields, Eastern Avenue West, Romford, RM7 7AY
Days: Monday to Friday

Ashton Playing Fields
598 Chigwell Road, Woodford Bridge, Essex, IG8 8AA
Days: Friday only

Children are asked to bring a packed lunch and plenty to drink, as well as appropriate footwear, shin pads and suitable clothing in the event of bad weather. All coaching staff are FA qualified, CRB checked and trained in emergency first aid and child protection.