Manchester City Football School at British School Jakarta is Officially Open

British School Jakarta and Manchester City Football Club are pleased to announce that we are officially opening the Manchester City Football School at British School Jakarta (MCFS@BSJ). The Manchester City Football School at British School Jakarta is a football school within the wider British School Jakarta, where a unique provision of education in football will be delivered.

MCFS@BSJ adopts the curriculum and methodology used by the coaching team at Manchester City and delivered by a full-time Manchester City coach who is permanently placed at MCFS@BSJ.

  • For non-BSJ students: the MCFS@BSJ registration is now open for our first cohort of students aged under 8 and under 10 (U8 and U10).
  • For BSJ Students: they will participate in this programme through the School’s Physical and Health Education (PHE) curriculum as well as the extensive Extracurricular Activities (ECA) programme.

“We are very enthusiastic to start our football school and bring the world-class football coaching experience to Indonesia’s promising football talents by partnering with Manchester City Football Club,” said British School Jakarta Principal David Butcher.

“We are absolutely delighted and proud to partner with Manchester City Football Club for our students at British School Jakarta and the wider community. Now, more than ever coming out of the pandemic, we need to create special opportunities for the young children of Indonesia through the medium of sport and in this case football.”

Moreover, he added, “We believe in the importance of wellbeing for students, and how this is the key element of wellbeing education going forward.”

Jorgina Busquets, Managing Director – Football Education & Recreation for City Football Group, commented, “We are very pleased that Chris McCarthy, who has been part of our coaching team for over 10 years, has now joined the British School Jakarta to share the Manchester City philosophy with students and the wider Jakarta community”.

“The Manchester City philosophy can help nurture young boys and girls of all ages to develop their football skills. Whether you are a complete beginner or advanced player, we will make sure that your technical and tactical abilities are nurtured in our environment. We also want you to feel safe and have a lot of fun as you are learning and improving as a player”.

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