Foundation Summer Soccer Schools!

The West Ham United Foundation is gearing up for a busy summer of Soccer Schools
The West Ham United Foundation is gearing up for a busy of summer Soccer Schools.

Spanning some five weeks of the school holiday, as many as eight venues across east London and Essex will play host to Player Development Courses.

Open to children of all abilities aged between three and 15, these courses provide a safe, friendly and enjoyable environment for youngsters to improve their football skills.


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!

Goalkeeping and Girls Courses are now on offer too, though they will only run at Beckton.
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.   

Courses run from Monday 27 July until Friday 28 August.

WHU Foundation, 60a Albatross Close, Off Woolwich Manor Way, Beckton, E6 5NX
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 27 July - 31 July, 10 Aug - 14 Aug and 24 Aug - 28 Aug
Goalkeepers Course - 6 Aug and 20 Aug
Girls Football - 6 - 7 Aug and 20 - 21 Aug
William Edwards School, Stifford Clays Road, Grays, RM16 3NJ
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 27 July - 31 July and 10 Aug - 14 Aug

Harlow Leisurezone, Second Ave, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3DT
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 27 July - 31 July and 17 Aug - 21 Aug

Tower Hamlets
Our Lady & St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wade’s Place, Poplar, London, E14 0DE
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 3 Aug - 7 Aug and 24 Aug - 28 Aug
Witham Leisure Centre, Spinks Lane, Witham, Essex, CM8 1XB
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 27 July - 31 July and 24 Aug - 28 Aug
Play Football, King George Playing Fields, Eastern Avenue West, Romford, Essex, RM7 7AY
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 3 Aug - 7 Aug and 24 Aug - 28 Aug
Great Baddow High School, Duffield Road, Chelmsford, CM2 9RZ
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 3 Aug - 14 Aug

Gaynes School, Brackendale Gardens, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3UX
Soccer Schools/Mini Dribblers - 10 Aug - 21 Aug
Course Age Time Price per day
Football Development 5-15 9am-3pm £15
Mini Dribblers  3-5 10.30am-12.30pm £8
Girls Football 5-15 9am-3pm £15
Goalkeepers 5-15 10am-1pm £10

To book your child’s place on our Summer Soccer Schools, visit

For additional information, contact the Foundation via email at [email protected] or on 020 7473 7720

Please note that West Ham United Foundation no longer takes cash payments for the holiday courses.