Women’s Football

The Calderdale College Women’s Football Academy in partnership with Brighouse Town AFC Women is a unique training scheme for young talented female footballers aged 16-19. The academy provides the perfect environment for young athletes to develop in their chosen sport whilst studying towards a nationally recognised qualification.

  • Sports Academies

  • Facilities

  • Term Dates

Students enrolled on the programme will benefit from 8-10 hours of training on site, in state of the art facilities at the Inspire Centre, Calderdale College. These include a grass pitch, 3G pitches and an elite strength and conditioning and fitness suite shared with elite athletes from a range of clubs including Halifax Rugby League and FC Halifax Town.

Students will receive coaching from UEFA A and B accredited coaches in a timetable which is structured around their academic learning, ensuring the correct balance of time to complete academic work and training.

Benefits also include a weekly strength and conditioning session with qualified coaches along with nutritional seminars and advice throughout their study.

We are proud to be able to offer a unique trade pathway for our academy students.

Calderdale College is one of the only college’s in the country to offer students the chance to learn a trade and gain a construction qualification whilst continuing their sporting journey with their academy team.

We work closely with our professional and elite sporting partners (FC Halifax Town, Halifax RLFC & Bradford Dragons), to be able to offer this exciting opportunity.

Your timetable is individually managed to ensure you get ample time in the classroom, in the workshop and on the field or court!

Annabelle Cass, Leeds United Ladies, Huddersfield Town Ladies, Brighouse Town Ladies

Beth Davies, Brighouse Town, Leeds United Ladies, Harrogate Town Ladies

Trinae Edwards, Brighouse Town, Bermuda U20s

29th May 6pm-8pm

To register your interest in this Sports Academy email sportsacademies@calderdale.ac.uk or call us on 01422 399 331 for more information.