We are at the heart of our local community, and have some fantastic offers to keep your child active!

Shield Soccer Schools

Wondering how to entertain your kids over the holidays?

Why not let them master their football skills at our very own Shield Soccer School!!

Nothing gives your child a better football experience than the Shield Academy Soccer Schools.

  • FA & UEFA Qualified Coaches
  • A professional service
  • Dedication to providing the best experience for your child!

When: Monday-Friday TBC
Times: 10am-2pm
Where: Starch House Lane Playing Fields, Virginia Gardens, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex. IG6 1QF
Price: £65 for the week
Please call Dan: 07983-552-067

“To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” Theodore Roosevelt

Half And End Of Term Schemes

Try our Striker Elite Challenges!
How about Goalie Wars!
Are you the Penalty Master?!!
Come and visit our new Shield Academy Soccer Camps

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Local Schools

Shield Academy are now offering extra-curricular coaching in both primary and secondary schools. We offer the following:

  • Extra-Curricular Football
  • PE Lessons
  • School Football Training
  • Give your students the Shield Experience!

Birthday Parties

Why not try a Shield Academy Birthday Party!
Our staff will give you a fantastic footballing and birthday experience!!How about Goalie Wars!
Contact us for more details.

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The Shield Philosophy

Our philosophy at Shield takes into account various points of research and our beliefs take into account the fact that our sessions and structures must vary, dependent on the age group of the team. We pride ourselves on creating imaginative structures.


Dynamic Sessions


Individual Development

3v3 and 4v4’s

11v11 Preparation