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For Students In Year 12 + Year 13

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The Pro Elite Bradford Male Football and Education Programme enables talented Year 12 and Year 13 students to play full-time football alongside pursuing their studies.

FULL-TIME FOOTBALL PROGRAMME IN BRADFORD

The Pro Elite Academy Bradford Football and Education Programme enables talented Year 12 and Year 13 students to play full-time football programme whilst pursuing qualifications.

 

Pro Elite are proudly in partnership with Rochdale AFC, giving our students the opportunity to represent Rochdale AFC EDS in their games programme in the National Football Youth League - providing a pathway into the professional game. 

 

We also hold a strong partnership with Bradford-based semi-professional club Eccleshill United, with many of our graduates going to play for Eccleshill United at first-team level - as well as our current students representing Eccleshill United U18s in the FA Youth Cup and National League Youth Alliance.

 

Hanson Delta Academy is the base for our Bradford Football and Education Programme, and it is here that the students are given opportunity to achieve outstanding Level 2 or 3 grades and to explore a number of pathways including UK and US Universities, as well as apprenticeships and placements.

OUR DEVELOPMENT PLAN

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THE FOOTBALL PROGRAMME

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TRAINING PROGRAMME

Pro Elite Academy students train in a full-time professional-style programme at Hanson Delta Academy.

 

Training is delivered by our highly experienced and fully qualified coaching team, who are all holders of UEFA and FA coaching badges.

 

Our training sessions focus on a number of key aspects of football development - aiming to improve technical, physical, tactical and psychological areas of the game.

 

The environment we create is directly based upon the life of a full-time scholar at a professional club.

 

As well as team sessions, we also work with players on an individual one-to-one basis to further accelerate their development.

GAMES PROGRAMME

Pro Elite Academy students are given the opportunity to play in a number of prestigious national league and cup competitions.

National Football Youth League


We represent Rochdale AFC Elite Development Squad in the National Football Youth League - a high standard national competition made up of full-time teams with links to professional clubs in the EFL.

National League Youth Alliance

We represent Eccleshill United U19s in the National League Youth Alliance - consisting of U19s teams of pro and semi-pro clubs in the English semi-professional football pyramid system.

FA Youth Cup

We represent Eccleshill United U19s in the FA Youth Cup - a historic and prestigious national cup competition.

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PROFESSIONAL COACHES

Pro Elite Academy players are given the opportunity to learn from a dedicated team of fully qualified coaches.

 

Our coaches have a vast amount of experience working at high-levels in professional and semi-professional coaches.

 

All coaches are holders of FA or UEFA coaching badges, the leading qualification for professional coaches across the country.

 

Not only this, our coaches also work with players closely off the pitch to ensure their mental wellbeing and education are the best that they can be.

 

BFD Centre Coaches

 

Warren Raynor UEFA A License

Luke Dean UEFA B License

Kelvin Bleau UEFA B License

Asif Hussain UEFA B License

SPORTS TECHNOLOGY

Sports Science and Technology is an integral part of our game, helping us develop players and gain the edge over competitors.

PlayerTek GPS System


PlayerTek is a revolutionary GPS player-tracking system used by the world's leading sports clubs. 

The system tracks players and provides insights into key metrics including distance covered, top speeds, sprints and power outputs.


VEO Sports Cameras

VEO is an automated camera solution which films our matches and training sessions, with all videos uploaded onto our online portal.

Our team of dedicated analysts use footage from VEO cameras to deliver analysis sessions for our players.

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THE EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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BASED AT HANSON ACADEMY

Students on the Pro Elite Football and Education Programme are required to complete a Level 2 or 3 Qualification in CTEC Sport.

 

Students pursuing the Level 3 Qualification have the option to choose one or two other A-Level subjects - which enable our players to progress to university in the UK or abroad.

 

Students work according to the Hanson Sixth Form expectations when in and around the school, with learning taking place during one full day and three half days at school. 

 

The training and school timetables will be planned to complement each other, with players having the option of a wide range of A-Level subjects.

LEVEL 3 OPTIONS

Students that have achieved a Grade 4 or above in English and Maths at GCSE will have the option to choose either single or double Level 3 CTEC in sport.

Students work according to the Hanson Sixth Form expectations when in and around the school, with learning taking place during one full day and three half-days at school. 

Block B:

Applied Science

Biology

Business

Criminology

History

Media


Public Services

Block C:

Chemistry

Criminology

Product Design

Psychology

Public Services

Double Sport


LEVEL 2 OPTIONS

Students that don't achieve Grade 4 or above in English and Maths will be required to resit these alongside a work skills course and a Level 2 CTEC in Sport.

 

 

 

 

 

Students work according to the Hanson Sixth Form expectations when in and around the school, with learning taking place during one full day and three half-days at school. 

Level Two Teaching Time:

English: 3 Hours

Maths: 3 Hours

Sport: 3 Hours

Career Skills: 3 Hours

PROUDLY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

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Rochdale AFC
EFL League Two

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Eccleshill United
North East Counties

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Liversedge FC
Northern Premier League

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Farsley Celtic
National League North

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