Academy Schools Open Nights

Would your child relish the chance to reach their full potential on the pitch with Sydney FC, whilst gaining a first-class education?

Our Sydney FC Academy Football Schools program offers young boys and girls players a full-time training environment, devised and delivered by highly qualified Sydney FC Academy-approved coaches in a network of high performing schools.

Pupils combine their pursuit of academic excellence with year-round football training that reflects the Sydney FC Academy philosophies on playing, coaching, learning and talent identification.

The Sydney FC Academy Schools program was pivotal to me getting where I am today.

Going to Endeavour Sports High, the environment was great but paired with Sydney FC, it really took my game and my love of football to another level.

I highly recommend you check it out if you want to progress a career in football.


Players at our Academy Football Schools take part in regular Sydney FC training sessions, which are embedded into academic timetables. Plus, access to the Sky Blues Academy talent identification days, participation in football tours and tournaments, plus training visits to watch Sydney FC’s first team squads.

Our partner schools offer outstanding well-being and pastoral care programs, as well as physiotherapy and rehabilitation support and the programs are structured to compliment their game development with their Club and Association training outside of school.

Entry into each school’s program is by application and trials and the Open Nights are taking place over the coming weeks!

Find out more about the schools we partner here:

Matraville Sports High School

Illawara Sports High School

Endeavour Sports High School

Erindale College

What Do Pupils Receive in the Program?

  • Full-time education
  • Regular football training sessions per week
  • Sydney FC training kit
  • Match day and training visits
  • Access to talent ID days
  • Opportunity to participate in tours and play in tournaments
  • Individual assessments
  • Access to track progress through a digital player development platform
  • Injury prevention program
  • Skills Testing
  • Well-being program
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation support
  • Sydney FC Limited Game Membership