Richard De-Clare Primary School


Development Centres

Book your son or daughter’s place at a Braintree Town Academy Development Centre via our new online booking system

Learn the Academy way with sessions planned around our philosophy and delivered by FA and UEFA coaches with a pathway into the Academy We endeavour to create a fun environment within the boundaries of discipline that allows the boys to demonstrate flair and individualism without fear of criticism The aim of the Development Centre is to provide strong grassroots footballers between the ages of 6 and 16 with the opportunity to develop their technical and tactical skills and knowledge, through a top level coaching programme Braintree have now introduced ‘Academy Tots” to the community. Children are introduced to the basics of football (dribbling, striking, goal scoring etc.) in a play-oriented yet structured format, using child-friendly but realistic football equipment

Our Aim

To develop core skills in young players, 1v1 domination play and to build their confidence so they are comfortable on the ball in all situations.



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