Benn Ward, who left Ark Alexandra in July has signed a two year scholarship contract with Burnley Football Club.

Friday 15 January 2021

Benn was captain of the Academy team, which won the Sussex County cup in Year 7 and the team reached the National Cup Semi Final last year. He had a fantastic attitude towards his sport, in particularly Football and he deserves this amazing opportunity. We are very proud of him. Benn wanted to place on record his ‘thanks to all of the teachers for all of their encouragement over the years’ he continued ‘I will never forget the school games, it was such an enjoyment to play with such a great bunch of lads’.