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EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses:
EduKick Manchester - Football & Education Courses invites English and non-English speaking soccer players from around the world to join our unique soccer boarding school in Manchester in North West England. We welcome boys and girls ages 13+ to join our academic year-long and half-academic year soccer boarding programs, as well as monthly and weekly soccer camps. Our long-term programs combine academic studies with daily football training from professional coaches.

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About EduKick:

Photo of Football Boarding School in Manchester, UKEduKick, Inc is a leading organization that provides international football academies, academic year soccer boarding schools, monthly & summer camps abroad, with the aim of equipping young student soccer players for life’s challenges in a way no other experience can.

As well as being prepared for a competitive international soccer environment, our students also learn a deep appreciation for a new language and culture.

EduKick is based on the philosophy that exposure to foreign language, culture and international soccer training abroad would accelerate personal growth in young people. 

EduKick's programs are available in the UK / England, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Portugal, Greece, Mexico, China, Brazil, Israel, Canada and the U.S.

No other soccer boarding school offers the deep cultural immersion that the EduKick program delivers. The confidence and knowledge our students acquire through our international soccer schools will last a lifetime.

EduKick Manchester International Football Academy - Football Studies courses include:

Image of Football Boarding School in Manchester, UK- Academic Year Football Program: Incorporates daily academic studies and daily high level technical football training.

- 1/2 Academic Year Football Program

- Monthly Football Camps

- Weekly Football Camps

Academics are a major focus of our programs, and comprise a large part of our student’s daily lives. English as a Second Language is included in all programs for non-native English speakers.

Other academic study options include American K12 education for Grades 9-12, IGCSE courses, or a BTEC Level 3 Sub Diploma in Sport (performance & exercise).

Classes are structured similarly, by subject and hour, with regular evaluations. Class attendance is mandatory, and parents receive an attendance record and progress report at Christmas break and at the end of the program.

In all High School boarding school programs offered by EduKick, the students cannot leave the school building during the day.

Parent Testimonial:

Photos of EduKick Manchester – Football & Education Courses“Thanks guys...It was a great year. As you know, we had 2 goals coming into this program: find a safe; hospitable; loving (I use that word because I felt everyone of your staff showed that to Quinn and myself when I visited); professional environment that would allow a young kid to learn/experience the ins and outs of becoming a professional football player.

Secondly, to secure some reputable relationships with UK teams and professionals that we could leverage for the 2014 season that would trend us down the path of scholarship football in a professional football setting.

In my opinion, I think both of those goals exceeded our expectations and I owe it to you guys for helping us find our way over this last year. I want to personally thank you for giving me the confidence that you always had Quinn's best interests in mind.

You gave me total peace of mind that he was always in a safe environment where he was surrounded by well-intentioned adults who allowed Quinn to mature at his own pace. Much success for the 2013-14 season and I look forward to chatting with you more in the near future.”

- Sean Bredin – Father of Quinn Bredin aged 15 - Canada

Student Testimonials:
“Thank you so much for giving me the chance to experience something that will most likely stay with me for the rest of my life. The trip was more fun than I ever could have imagined! The whole program was superbly organized and the teachers were very good"
- Brett, Canada (Age 16)

"The experience was terrific both as a cultural event and in skills improvement. I would recommend it to anyone. In fact I have enrolled again for next year".
- Ashley, Australia (Age 17)

Manchester - Famous for Football!

Picture of Football Boarding School in Manchester, UKManchester is the third-most visited city in the UK by foreign visitors, after London and Edinburgh. It is famous for its culture, music, media links and of course, its football. Manchester has one of the country’s largest urban economies and is served by two universities, including the largest single-site university in the UK.

Manchester is served by Manchester International Airport, with flights to and from a wide range of destinations in Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Travel around Manchester is very easy as it has a very extensive rail, bus and metro network

How to Attend an EduKick Soccer / Football Boarding School:
The required Student Visa allows your child to live in the host country for the duration of the EduKick Soccer School Program. This process can take a few months to complete, and requires a valid passport.

Once you have registered for this course, EduKick will guide you through the process for securing a visa from your host country.

EduKick guides all participating student and their families through the process of enrolling with the affiliated High School or University. If a player has a European Union passport the process for registering is even simpler!

Close Supervision for your Child:

Images of EduKick Manchester – Football & Education CoursesClose supervision is a critical aspect of international student travel. EduKick provides bilingual directors for each group to assure twenty-four-hour guidance for the participating players.

EduKick staff regularly accompanies year-long soccer boarding school students for the first week of the program to help them settle in to their new environment. Soccer School students move as a "Team" at all times and are not allowed to leave or do activities on their own.

Host Family Accommodation:
EduKick students are accommodated with local host families in Manchester. All homestay accommodation is located within a few minutes journey of our school building which is located in the heart of the city. All EduKick host families are carefully selected and experienced with long term international student care.

Meals Provided by Host Family:
- Monday to Friday – Breakfast & Dinner
- Saturday & Sunday – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2024-04-01 were from:

istanbul, Turkey; Arlington, USA; Miami, USA; Estonia; Chevy Chase, USA; Ndola, Zambia; Cannes, Canada; Fairfield/Ca, USA; Palestine Hebron, Israel; and more.