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Barking Abbey players selected for ECFA - posted 22nd Nov

Four of our Year 13 Girls Football Academy players; Tilly Deacon, Kelly Wealthall, Connie Forman and Lauren George, have come through two sets of trials, including a second stage up in Sheffield, to be selected from around 200 trialists from around the country to be selected for the ECFA national representative team. They will attend St Georges Park for a two-day training camp plus a friendly fixture vs Independent Schools in December. This will be prior to representing the country, playing in an International tournament in Italy. 

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Winners of the ECFA Elite Premier League cup - posted 1st May

We are extremely proud to have won the ECFA Elite Premier League cup for the first time in our history. Adding to the two trophies already won in this history making season for the Girls Academy. A Kelly Wealthall hatrick complemented by a Livvi Smith Headed goal gave Barking a 4-3 win in this tight encounter against a strong EDSV Oaklands College team, 

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ESFA National u18 Cup winners - posted 13th Mar

This is massive testament to the work of Sharon Brownlie and all the staff involved over the last few years to build this programme. Also, the investment and belief shown by the school itself in providing a platform for these girls to develop and play. It was a long day travelling up early to Nottingham and a pre match meal with the group on route. The girls were buzzing all the way up. It was great to have all the girls with us, plus a group of cheerleaders from the Netball Academy giving us plenty of support during the game. Many of the staff also joined us.

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Las Vegas - posted 22nd Feb

8 players and 3 staff flew out to Las Vegas on the 20th February having been invited to participate in a tournament known as the Mayors Showcase. They will play a team from Australia schools in a friendly fixture on the evening of the 21st after a day visiting the University of Las Vegas campus. They then take on at least 4 US High School outfits in the tournament itself, being observed by up to 80+ College and University coaches searching for potential scholarship candidates.

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