Welcome to the Elite International Football Academy based at Grantham Town Football Club.

Our aim is to enable all students/players to

realise, fulfil then exceed their potential.

Read on to find out how we achieve this.

 

 About 

Cosmo International Football Academy have joined forces with Grantham Town FC Academy to create one of the world’s leading football academies, the Elite International Football Academy (EIFA) based in the UK.  EIFA provides full-time football and academic courses for ALL footballers aged 11-23yrs. EIFA is one of the only football academies that offer complete solutions for both Male and Female footballers.

 

The Academy has enabled a number of students to succeed at Professional Football Clubs from the Premier League in England such as Manchester United, Professionally in their home country and even to represent their country Internationally.

 

EIFA is a complete academic and football experience that is all encompassing and provides the students with the best opportunities in both areas. The football is delivered by UEFA Qualified coaches and the practices offer a high intensity to maximise players development.

Our facilities are second to none and include everything a player needs to fulfil their potential.

 

 

 Football 

Coaching Staff

Our UEFA Qualified football coaches include specialist outfield and goalkeeper coaches, also in our staff we have multiple sports scientists offering the best injury prevention and nutritional advice, strength and conditioning coaches, performance analysts, sports psychologists and sports therapists.  All of these staff are full time and their aim is to enable all our players to realise, fulfil then exceed their potential.

Extra Coaching

Part of the programme includes preparation for the world of football, through media training, interview techniques, guest speakers, football agents and social media conduct advice.

Game Time

The Football match programme will enable all players to play at a level that will suit their personalised development pathway. EIFA have teams playing in all levels of the English Football pyramid from college level through to semi-professional. Players will be given regular opportunities to impress professional clubs with the aim of securing a formal trial which can lead to an offer of a contract.

 

 Education 

Loughborough College
Sleaford Joint Sixth Form

Our Academic offering is catered for each individual based on their age and current level of education.  

We have solutions for students from the UK, EU including Norway and international students.

The table below identifies which solutions are available to you based on your location and age as of the 1st September of the start year.

GCSE Qualifications

All students aged from 11-14 on the 1st September can begin to study their GCSE qualifications with EIFA. The courses will last until the Academic year where you are due to turn 16.  All subjects will be available once you have shown competence in this subject. Compulsory subjects will be applied and a minimum number of subjects must be studied. All choices will be finalised between the school and the student/parents.

Students who are 15 on the 1st of September will not be allowed to start this form of education unless you are already based in the UK and just transferring your qualification to our Partner School.

All GCSE education is delivered at our Partner School premises.

A-Level/BTEC Level 2/3

Once students have finished their GCSE or equivalent qualification in their country then they are able to begin an A-Level or BTEC Level 2 or 3 with EIFA and our education partners.

A-Level subject choices are substantial and can include a wide choice of options for the students.  Students can study a minimum of 2 up to a maximum of 4 A-Level qualification. A-Levels are delivered at our Partner School premises.

BTEC Level 2 or 3 in Sport Qualifications are hosted in our own classrooms at the Academy. Successful Completion of this BTEC course guarantees you a progression pathway on to our BSc Sport Science degree with Loughborough College.

BSc/BA Hons Degree

BSc or BA Hons Degrees are delivered by our partner Loughborough College.

BA Hons are available in the following courses; Education Studies, Events Management, Hospitality Management, Leadership and Management, Public Services Management, Applied Studies - Music and Sport Management.

BSc Hons are available in the following courses; Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Applied Sports Science and Management, Applied Sports Science, Sports Coaching, Sport and Exercise Therapy.

Attendance at Loughborough College will be required on various days for these courses and this attendance will vary depending on the course studied and modules currently undertaken.

 

 Facilities 

The Elite International Football Academy site has some of the best state of art facilities available.  They are available to students 7 days a week and enable all players to maximise their potential whilst they are studying with EIFA on a full-time basis.

 

These facilities include:

  • 8,000 Capacity Stadium

  • Four Grass Pitches

  • Full Size 3G Pitch

  • Fully Equipped Gymnasium

  • Weights Room

  • Two Fitness Studios

  • Spinning Room

  • Three indoor Futsal Pitches

  • Two Swimming Pools

  • Analysis Suite

  • Boot Room

  • Therapy Room

  • Custom built classrooms

  • Lecture Threatre

  • Bar and Hospitality Rooms

  • Fully Equipped Kitchens

  • 10 Changing Rooms all with Shower Facilities

 

 Pricing 

The Elite International Football Academy pricing includes all of the following meaning you have no compulsory expenses once you have joined:

  • Full Accommodation

    • Host Family (Under 18) 

    • Student Accommodation (Over 18)

  • Full Board - three healthy meals a day 7 days a week

  • All Education Costs including any equipment/books needed

    • GCSE​

    • A-Levels

    • BTEC Level 2/3

    • Degree

  • Football Training

  • Football Matches

  • Training Kit

  • Transportation to all education and football activities in the UK

UK Students

EU National incl. Norway

International Students

GCSE, A-Level or BTEC Level 2/3

£22,000 per annum.

Degree Students

£28,000 per annum.

Application Process

  • Attend an open day or tour.

  • Provide copies of educational certificates.

  • Provide copies of educational references.

  • On offer of a place, complete relevant paperwork sent from EIFA.

  • Pay relevant fees.

  • Complete and return further Academy registration forms as instructed.

  • Complete any Academic partner application forms as advised by EIFA.

  • Make travel arrangements and inform EIFA of your travel arrangements.

GCSE, A-Level, BTEC Level 2/3

£25,000 per annum.

Lånekassen funded Yr2 from Norway

Degree Students

£28,000 per annum.

Lånekassen fully funded from Norway

Application Process

  • Attend an open day or tour.

  • Provide copies of educational certificates.

  • Provide copies of educational references.

  • On offer of a place, complete relevant paperwork sent from EIFA.

  • Pay relevant fees.

  • Complete IELTS test if required.

  • Complete and return further Academy registration forms as instructed.

  • Complete any Academic Partner application forms as advised by EIFA.

  • Make travel arrangements and inform EIFA of your travel arrangements.

A-Level, BTEC Level 2/3

£28,000 per annum.

Degree Students

£28,000 per annum.

Application Process

  • Attend an open day or tour.

  • Provide copies of educational certificates.

  • Provide copies of educational references.

  • On offer of a place, complete relevant paperwork sent from EIFA.

  • Pay relevant fees

  • Complete IELTS test if required.

  • Complete any Academic Partner application forms as advised by EIFA. 

  • If relevant to course, acquire CAS number from Academic partner once evidenced above steps.

  • Apply for visa if required through embassy.

  • Complete and return further EIFA registration forms as instructed.

  • Make travel arrangements and inform EIFA of your travel arrangements.

  • Inform EIFA of visa confirmation if applicable.

 Contact Us 

 

Elite International Football Academy

South Kesteven Stadium

Trent Road

Grantham

NG31 7XQ

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