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London, UK

London, UK

Football in London

Diverse, exciting and influential, London offers the ideal opportunity for students to ignite their passion for sports beyond the school grounds.

London occupies a bustling location within close proximity to several International airports, top stadiums and within an hour from training and fixture sites. Football fans will appreciate the possibility of professional matches at sites including Wembley Stadium.

Staff and students can relax with full board in this central accommodation where the majority of London's attractions are within 30 minutes travelling time away.

With a diverse selection of shopping areas and an array of entertainment opportunities in the city, including themed restaurants and West End shows there is plenty to keep the group occupied during their free time. Near the central accommodation a wide choice of sports, top stadiums and cultural excursions are also on offer.

Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming London culture, a rich history and architecture spanning from several eras, London communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including History, Art and Geography.


Pavilion's Football Tours

Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable Fixtures against local opposition.

Our highly qualified FA referees and coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions which aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance.

Playing on pitches ranging from 3G or 4G Astro Turf to natural playing fields, where all matches are managed by highly qualified FA referees and during certain times of year, playing school sides are likely.

Teachers can choose between training the students themselves and using a professional coach, if they prefer. All games are managed by highly-qualified referees.

Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by playing fixtures with club teams in London, allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.

During their stay, teams can expect:

  • 2 x fixtures against English Club sides
  • 2 x 90 minute training sessions
  • Possibility of playing school sides


Curriculum Values

Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.

In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:

  • Improve Performance, stamina and strength
  • Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
  • Develop precision, control and fluency
  • Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
  • Advance their core skills, including: Receiving – chest, feet, knee. Heading – defence and attack
  • Developing and refining key techniques, including: Tackling, closing down, intercepting, marking
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