Upcoming Courses


Socially Distanced 1-2-1 sessions

These sessions are priced at £28.00 for FA Qualified Coach & £38.00 for UEFA Qualified Coach, with block bookings of 3 or more. They run for 45 minutes per session.

The sessions take place at one of our Orpington locations on Saturday Mornings.  If you would prefer another day or time, please get in touch and we will see if it’s possible to arrange.

Zoom ‘Skill Factor’ Sessions

Calling all budding ‘Stay at home’ footballers!

Join the Skills Academy for its brand new zoom classes, which will help young players develop their technical football skills!

We have re-designed our Skill Factor programme so that close control practise for turning, moves to beat players and control can all be developed.  For any players who would like to be tested on their skills at the end of the course, we can send score cards and Skill factor wrist bands for your level!

Classes are on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4pm each day and we have sessions available for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced players. Please see full details below:

VenueAgeTimeDatePrice
Zoom Online Session
For Beginners
Age 5+4pm - 4.30pmTuesdays from 12th January£5.00 per 30 minute session
Zoom Online Session For IntermediatesAge 7+4.45pm - 5.15pm &
4.00pm - 4.30pm
Tuesdays from 12th January & Thursdays from 14th January£5.00 per 30 minute session
Zoom Online Session
for Advanced Players
Age 7+4.45pm - 5.15pmThursdays from 14th January£5.00 per 30 minute session

Zoom PE Sessions

Would your children like to see their school class friends while keeping fit and active from home?! 
 
The Skills Academy is offering fun and affordable PE/active sessions for specific school classes- led by one of our experienced Skills Academy coaches! 
 
The price is only £2.50 per pupil/household for 30 minutes of active fun each week. These are block booked for the weeks leading up to the half term. 
 
Ask a school class rep to email us via info@skillsacademyltd.com if your class would like a slot. 
 
All we need to know is what day and time would work for the class and if there are at least 10 parents interested.
 
Once we have all the details, we will let you know once the club is ready to book online! 

 

Holiday Camps

WE HOPE TO HAVE CONFIRMATION OF FEBRUARY HALF TERM CAMPS PENDING UPDATED LOCKDOWN/TIER RESTRICTIONS

Football Holiday Camp!

Our football holiday camps will give every child the opportunity to practise their technical skills in a fun and safe environment with some festive activities added in!  Players are given appropriate challenges to help them develop and there is lots of time allowed for match play. Each day ends with a mini tournament and every child receives a medal at the end of the camp!

The Orpington camp can be booked here but the Tonbridge one is booked by calling the centre on 01732304111.
 
Multi-Sports Holiday Camp!
 
For any children who prefer to participate in a range of sports, we are running a fun multi-sports camp with festive games for boys and girls of all abilities. 
Each child will be able to try different sports each day and a medal is awarded to every child at the end of the camp.
 
 
VENUEDATESTIMESYEAR GROUPSPRICE
St Philomena's School,
Stanton Close Entrance, via Mungo Park,
Orpington BR5 4DR
T.B.C10am - 3pmAges 5 - 12T.B.C
£75.00 for 5 days
Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge TN10 3ADT.B.C10am - 3pmAges 5 - 12T.B.C
£69.00 for 3 days
*Bookings must be made to Tonbridge directly on 01732 304123.

Soccer Saturdays

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
The sessions usually running at Warren Road school (now St Philomena’s until further notice) are booked termly. Please click the ‘Book now’ link to book your place or join the waiting list if full.
 
The sessions usually running at Warren Road school (now St Philomena’s until further notice) are booked termly. Please click the ‘Book now’ link to book your place or join the waiting list if full.
 
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND SESSIONS IF YOUR CHILD IS IN ISOLATION FROM SCHOOL OR ANYONE IN THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY HAS COVID SYMPTOMS.

These fun based sessions consist of plenty of time for learning practices which help every player to develop their technical skills. Each week is a different topic which allow for passing, shooting and dribbling but also a range of other fun techniques to practice such as: penalties, free-kicks, 1v1 defending, crossing and finishing and more!

The sessions at St Philomena’s Primary are now booked termly in advance. Click the ‘Book Now!’ button to book your place.

The sessions at Darwin Leisure Centre will be Drop in ones as before so there is no need to pre-book. You can pay at the reception and then go to the AstroTurf pitch. You will just need to provide your details for the register to comply with ‘track and trace’.

Sessions at Darrick Sports centre will hopefully resume soon but we are awaiting news from the new lettings team hired by the school.

Please check the session status before attending.

VenueTimeAgePriceStatus
St Philomena's Primary School
Stanton Close, via Mungo Park, Orpington BR5 4DR
10-11:30AM5-12£6.90 per sessionCANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(Now must be booked online on a termly basis)
Darwin Leisure Centre,
Jail Ln, Biggin Hill, TN16 3AU
10-11:30AM5-12£6.90 per sessionCANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(Drop in session)
Darrick Sports Centre
Lovibonds Ave, Orpington BR6 8ER
10-11:30AM5-12£6.90 per sessionCancelled Until Further Notice

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Term Time After School Clubs

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE – Due to school closures during lockdown
 
Our school clubs will all be displayed on our booking page. Please note that many of these school clubs have stopped for the time being due to COVID safety restrictions although at times when schools are open, there are schools which are happy for clubs to run, provided that children are kept in their school bubbles. 

New procedures are in place with coaches following FA and Government guidelines for the safety of all participants.

The focus is on technical skills practice and the children will have plenty of match time. Players of all abilities are welcome and the fundamental topics of passing, shooting, dribbling and control are all covered.

When children’s sport is safe to proceed and sports centres are open, there is the option for players to attend a ‘Skill Factor’ after school club which takes place at Darrick Sports Centre 6 -7pm.

This club helps players to develop their dribbling skills this term along with learning moves to dribble past defenders and improve their first touch. Match time is also included in the session for players to bring their skills into these small sided games.

This Monday Club is for year groups 1-6.

Click the ‘book now’ button to reserve your space or give our team a call if you require any other information. Our number is 01689 828385.

Skill Factor 

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Our Skill Factor Club is a technical based session for young players of all abilities. It takes place takes place on the all weather 3G floodlit pitch at Darrick Sports Centre from 6-7pm during term time.

This club helps players to develop their dribbling skills this term along with learning moves to dribble past defenders and improve their first touch. Match time is also included in the session for players to bring their skills into these small sided games.

The Monday Club is for year groups 1-6.

Click the ‘book now’ button to reserve your space or give our team a call if you require any other information. Our number is 01689 828385.

VenueDayTimeDurationYear GroupsPrice
Darrick Sports Centre, Lovibonds Avenue, Orpington, BR6 8ERMonday6 - 7pmT.B.C1 - 6CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Price per session
£6.90
Course is booked termly

Tonbridge – Skill Factor

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

For boys & girls of all abilities aged 5-10 years.

*Prices shown are per session. Courses must be booked termly.

*Bookings must be made to Tonbridge directly on 01732 304123.

VenueDayTimePrice
Tonbridge School Centre, London Road, Tonbridge TN10 3ADWednesdays
T.B.C
5-6PMCANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE £6.50 Course is booked termly


Social Distanced Group Football Training

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Maximum of 6 players allowed.
Session price is £60 for one hour so £10 per player if 6 are joining.

Payment should be made to the Skills Academy account in one full payment by main point of contact and parents can send relevant amounts to one another as necessary for the session.

These sessions are designed for a group of friends of similar ability.

Please call the office on 01689 828385 to make a booking or for further information 


Inset Days 

Inset Days are aimed at boys and girls of all abilities to join us for a day or two of football fun at an affordable price and to help working parents.

Check this page for details of any upcoming Inset Day courses!