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Welcome to Skills Academy, the reading programme for secondary schools.

Here students can practise reading comprehension skills and unlock rewards that teach them how to be a freestyle footballer! Watch our video to find out more...


how it works

  • 1. Students take part in one of the below Skills Academy lessons and watch the intro film
  • 2. Students complete comprehension challenges 1 and 2 to unlock exciting rewards
  • 3. Completing challenge 3 will unlock an exclusive freestyle tutorial
  • 4. Students practise their new skills, ready to show off in the next lesson

Pick a Skills Lesson

Select the skill you are learning about and complete the comprehension challenges to unlock your rewards. Including exclusive tutorials from two of the world's leading freestyle footballers, Aguska Mnich and Jamie Knight!


Take a warm-up challenge

Click here to try out one of the challenges

try a challenge

Teacher's Area

Access all of the Skills Academy resources, lesson plans and rewards here

Teacher's Area

Parent Information

Follow this link to find out ways you can get involved at home

Information for Parents