Maidstone Football Club have partnered with The Victory Academy and Holcombe Grammar School, to create a Medway satellite Academy for the Club.
Both schools will be provide professional 3G football pitches, sports facilities and onsite gyms.
Students will be provided with professional football coaches, while also being provided with an excellent education while they study for the A Level and BTEC qualifications at two of the top performing schools in the Medway Towns.
This is the first Football Academy of its kind in the South East to be offered within a Grammar School which is proud to count Chris Smalling, Manchester United Player and Former Maidstone United Player as one of its alumni.
In addition to excellent academic opportunities, students will have access to gain experience training at the club’s Gallagher Stadium, gaining match day experience and working behind the scenes.
The partnership will provide students with a “Thinking” education that has a proven record of success for the schools and The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, while the students train to become England’s football players of the future.