Go to the next level with your football

Term-Time Clubs

Weekly Sessions

Holiday Time

Football camp

At The Elmgreen Primary School

Take your child's football to the next level with SLD Soccer School! 


We have sessions for beginners, for girls and also for talented players wanting to develop. Our sessions run during weekdays and on Saturday mornings.


See below for all the sessions on offer.

Term-Time Activities

Term-Time Activities

Every week during the school term @ The Elmgreen school

These sessions provide high-quality coaching for all ages and skill-sets. 

We focus on technical opposed/unopposed practice, individual technique, and small games. 

Super Saturdays

Multi-Ability Sessions

Kick off the weekend with a session for all ages and abilities! Taking place every Saturday morning, we run groups for everyone starting from Reception age. 

 

Mini-Movers (Reception-Year 1)

  • 9:30am-10:30am

Mini-Magicians (Year 2 + 3)

  • 10:30am-12pm

Mini-Maestros (Year 4 and above)

    • 10:30am-12pm
 
Sessions held at The Elmgreen on the Astroturf.
 
Remember, your first session is FREE!
 
To claim your free session, input the voucher code FREETRIAL when you book.
 
Finally, please make sure you have read our Risk Assessment and watched our Safety video prior to attending


Boys Elite & Development Programmes

Wednesday evenings

Our Development and Elite Programmes focus on providing players with a highly technical level of coaching. We create a positive environment, where we encourage players to maximise on their ability to progress.


Our midweek training sessions are supported by a games programme, so the players get to compete against other teams across South London.


We are always looking for talented players to join our groups, to book a trial, contact our Head Coach George Marsden - georgemovingmatters@gmail.com or call our office on  02036914576.


Training sessions are every Wednesday, 5.30 - 7pm for the following groups:


  • Development squad
  • U10 Elite squad
  • U11 Elite squad
  • U12/13 Elite squad

Sessions held at The Elmgreen on the Astroturf.

Remember, your first session is FREE!

To claim your free session, input the voucher code FREETRIAL when you book.

Finally, please make sure you have read our Risk Assessment and watched our Safety video prior to attending

    Girls Only

    Monday Evening 

    This session invites key stage 2 girls of all abilities to come and improve their football. Our girls programme has really developed over the last two years and we are now starting a NEW Saturday morning session. We have a maximum of 16 spaces available at each session, so make sure you get your child booked in now!


    Girls only sessions

    • Mondays, 5:30pm-7pm


    Sessions held at The Elmgreen on the Astroturf.


    Remember, your first session is FREE!


    To claim your free session, input the voucher code FREETRIAL when you book.


    Finally, please make sure you have read our Risk Assessment and watched our Safety video prior to attending

      PLEASE NOTE: We do progress our best players  onto trials at  academies but only if the opportunity is right .

      SLD Case Studies


      "One of the girls has been coming to SLD for 2 and a half years now. She's a really polite, friendly and popular member of the group. Her strengths are turning with the ball and her range of passing. We work on ball mastery every session, which involves practising specific skills with the ball and she works hard to perfect her skills with every new move we work on. She has a fantastic attitude for learning and is never afraid to ask questions in order to fully grasp a new activity or concept. 


      A session that really stands our for me is one that focused on 1v1 situations. Her ability to press her opponent at the right time was fantastic and she won the ball back consistently, timing her tackles brilliantly. Once she had won the ball, she drove forward on the attack, beat the defender in front of her and went on to score with almost every possession. It has been really enjoyable to watch her develop as a player and as a person, particularly given that she had not played much football before joining SLD. She has is always developing her understanding and knowledge of the game and loves to watch her favourite team, Liverpool, play at the weekends. We always catch up on a Monday evening at the training sessions and talk about the scores and our favourite goals from the weekend."


      Teri, SLD Girls Coach

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      "This particular player has attended SLD for nearly 4 years. He is now in Year 8 and really has become a fantastic person and player. He brings a desire and hunger to sessions that is infectious and he really pushes the quality of football played in our sessions as a result. He can play confidently with either foot, dribble with fantastic control, finish from close range or shoot from long distance and lead a team with his positional understanding and organisational qualities. As one of the older boys in our group, he is the perfect role model for some of the younger players.


      A session that lives long in the memory is from a fixture, in which this player was influential. That night, we gave the boys autonomy to decide on tactics and positions and to lead their own team talks before, during and after the game, in a player-led session. He led by example in an assured defensive display and played a significant role in the creation of goalscoring chances, but perhaps his most admirable quality that night was his leadership. He orchestrated the team talks, speaking and listening to his team mates to ensure they were prepared to perform. I remember at one point during the half time team talk, lots of the boys were speaking all at once and he took the lead in calming the conversation down and impressed upon his teammates the importance of listening to each other if they wanted to improve their play in the second half. As a coach, it is immeasurably rewarding to see the players you coach mature into well-rounded, confident people and this player is a perfect example of what we aim to produce at SLD Soccer School"


      George, Head Coach of SLD 

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