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Academy Highlights of the Month | April 2019

3rd May 2019

Hi All,

Please click the link below to view the ‘Academy Highlights of the Month’ for April 2019.


If you ever have any suggestions for the Academy Highlights of the Month newsletter then please do not hesitate to email our Academy Operations Coordinator, Alastair Chaplin, on

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy


UPDATE - Academy Awards Evening Tickets

30th Apr 2019

FAO All U8-U16 Parents,

All ticket payments that have been received have now been processed and these tickets have been passed on to your son's Cell Lead Coach for distribution.

You now have the opportunity to purchase any additional tickets for siblings, grandparents or other family members.

To buy tickets, please enclose full payment (cash only) in an envelope addressed to Emily Hickin in the Operations Department. This can be passed on to the Lead Coach or left at the Securi...


Academy Awards Evening 2019

24th Apr 2019

FAO All U8-U16 Parents/Guardians,

Hopefully you will all have received your invitation to the Academy Awards Evening on Friday 17th May 2019; which were sent out in the post.

In regards to tickets, can we please ask that exact payment is returned in an envelope together with the reply slip and addressed to  Emily Hickin in the Operations Department. This can be handed in at the Security Hut or given to your son's Cell Lead Coach.

Please do not include payment for any additional...


Half Term Parking Arrangements

16th Apr 2019

All Parents,

During the half term period due to the extra activities and maintenance happening at the training ground, please note that there will be no parking available for all training, day camps and fixtures happening during the day. Therefore, all events will be drop off only.

The only exception to this will be festivals with a 6pm kick off time.

Thank you for your cooperation.

BCFC Academy



@bcfcacademy Goal of the Month Competition

12th Apr 2019

All Players/Parents,

To celebrate the success of many of our Academy players, we have introduced a new Academy Goals of the Month video that will be published on our Twitter account each month.

We have tweeted the first video for the month of March so be sure to check this out. If you aren't already following the Academy account then visit @bcfcacademy on Twitter to view all of the updates from the Academy.

Alongside the video each month will be a poll for everyone to vote for ...


Academy U9-U16 Coaching Staff Update | 2019-20 Season

12th Apr 2019

All Players/Parents,

Please see below the plan for the 2019-20 season age group coaches.

This integration of the new staffing will commence during the Easter programme.

Age Group Coaching Staff
U7 Ian James & Kielo Brown
U8 Ainsley Cooper & Danny Pilgrim
U9 Richard Brooke & Charlie Tonks
U10 Aaron Hill & Tom Quinn
U11 ...

Week 40 Player Reviews (U9-U15)

8th Apr 2019


The Week 40 Player Reviews will be taking place as follows:-


U9 Friday 26th April - 17:00-21:00 St Andrews Stadium - Box 8
U10 Wednesday 24th April - 17:00-21:00 St Andrews Stadium - Box 8
U11 Tuesday 16th April - 17:00-21:00 St Andrews Stadium - Box 8

U9-U12 Parent Touchline Behaviour Workshops | Saturday 6th April

29th Mar 2019

U9-U12 Parents,

We will be running a Parent Touchline Behaviour Workshop for all parents of U9 to U12 players to attend on Saturday 6th April. Sessions will be held after training so, timings will be as follows:

U10 & U12 – 10:30 – 11:00

U9 & U11 – 13:00 – 13:30

The sessions will be taking place in the new classroom block.

Any problems or questions, please speak to our Safeguarding and Welfare Officer, Wes Hughes

Many Thanks,

BCFC Academy

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Changes to Players Height and Weight Measurements

28th Mar 2019

Hi All,

Players heights and weights will now be measured every 3 months rather than the current arrangement of every other week.

Parents will be notified in advance of when heights and weights measurements will be taken.

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy



U12-U16 Day Release

27th Mar 2019

U12-U16 Players/Parents,

Please be aware that the School Day Release programme will be recommencing week commencing 1st April 2019. The programme will run as normal, with the U14/U15/U16 age groups on a Tuesday and the U12/U13 groups on a Thursday.

As part of our agreement with schools and the EFL, we are required to track and monitor academic progress of all players attending on Day Release. Therefore, can we ask that, if not already supplied, you ensure a copy of the latest schoo...