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Chelsea Football Club Foundation Sixth Form Education Programme

If you are interested in joining the Chelsea FC College Academy in Partnership with Roding Valley High School, trials begin the 31st of May at 3:00pm-5:00pm, if interested please email Rory Bidgood ( ) to confirm your name, position and what time you would like to attend. For more information, see attached flyer. To apply for our sixth form, use the form on the applying for sixth form page.

Are you a keen footballer and would like to continue developing your football skills alongside your Post 16 studies?

There is an opportunity for you, to be a part of the developing partnership between Roding Valley High School and Chelsea FC. Foundation. This will enable you to study at Roding Valley High School alongside developing your football skills.

For the academic side of the programme, you would have the opportunity to study a Level 3 Diploma in Sport (worth two Level 3 qualifications) or to choose from other subjects that we have available. For further discussion about the subject options available, please email Miss Larkin at 

Please click Chelsea Information Evening January 2023 to access the slides from the Chelsea Information Evening January 2023

If you were considering a University after Sixth Form, then for most Universities, you will need to study three Level 3 courses (or equivalent). This is also an option; you would just spend less time on football training. If you would like to discuss this option, please also contact Miss Larkin at, who will be able to discuss the subject combinations available for this.
Future paths from this programme include going on to be a football coach, studying at university, working for Chelsea in retail, hospitality, at the training facility, finance and administration, the list of opportunities go on.

Chelsea FC Foundation Sports Wear