ACCT Academy Football Club

ACCT Academy Football Club is currently open!

Following the release of the Government’s guidance on Protective measures for out-of-school settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, ACCT Academy Football club reopened on the 2nd April and has remained open since. We have made a number of changes to ACCT Clubs in response to Covid-19. To protect our community, everyone attending ACCT clubs must maintain good hygiene, hand washing and where possible social distancing.

Please note that our clubs may be changed regularly in line with Government guidance changes as we progress through this pandemic. We recommend that parents and carers keep up-to-date with the latest Government guidance. Parents have a responsibility to make sure they and their children know what to expect when attending ACCT Clubs, and understand the importance of good hygiene, hand washing and social distancing.

We will also continue to have activities available online – weekly Acctivate and Teenage Club Minecraft, weekly Dungeons and Dragons via Zoom and fortnightly Parents’ Meetings via Zoom.

Please get in touch if you are interested in attending any of these sessions.

We are aware that lots of our families are already isolated and self isolating is going to extend that further, along with the increased anxiety that many of us are feeling. We are asking all of you to please reach out to us if you need support and we will do all that we can to help.

Kind Regards,
The ACCT Team

September 2021

ACCT Academy Football Club
ACCT Academy is an inclusive football club for autistic children aged 7-19, run by experienced coaches. Our coaches Brad, Niall and Sean are fantastic at getting everyone involved, regardless of ability. They are effective at managing challenging and distressed behaviour positively.
The sessions are fun and active and help to develop football, social and communication skills, and increase confidence and self-esteem. Functional skills will be improved through fun and engaging drills, games and matches.
Groups for ages 7 – 12 and 13 – 19 years. Siblings are welcome too when accompanying their autistic sibling. 
Our Football Club has become increasingly busy. To manage numbers and ensure that everyone is getting the most from the sessions we are moving to a booking system on Eventbrite. If your child / children would like to attend our sessions please get in touch.
Sessions are every Friday 6-7pm at Goals Sheffield, 95 Norfolk Park Road, Sheffield, S2 2RU. In cases of extreme weather we will post an update on our website, please check before setting off.
For more information please contact Nicola at or text 07527 824034
‘ACCT Academy has enabled three of my sons to access an out of school activity, where they are understood and nurtured in a safe environment.
They love to play football, but sometimes react to situations in a different way to a child who is neurotypical. The specialist staff are equipped to deal with all the situations, and understand the difficulties they have.
ACCT Academy has raised their self esteem enormously, and has helped them to regulate their emotions.’



ACCT Academy Poster December 2019