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EOB Esports Academy the UK's first Esports Academy and Video Games Centre, ages 7-30

Enrolling Now For 2020 - 2021 Courses

Brighton, Carshalton, Letchworth, Sutton & Watford.

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What

An Academy that offers small class sizes, creates video games and grassroots esport teams that compete in our event competitions.

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Who

7-30-year-olds*, from all backgrounds working together to push each other to the next level.

*Age 7-13 holiday clubs, 14-16 SEN education, 16-19 FE courses (or 24 with an EHCP).

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The Content

Esports team creation, esports business, event management, industry master classes, game design & 3D modelling.

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Get Involved

Express your interest by clicking the button to get to our contact page – then email us.

Experiences Available

What we deliver

Course: Game Design & Esports.

Venue: Kings Langley – near Watford
Days: Monday and Tuesday 

Venue: Carshalton – South London
Days: Monday and Tuesday or Wednesday and Thursday. 

Venue: Letchworth 
Days:
Monday and Tuesday 

Venue: Brighton
Days:
Monday and Tuesday

Launch: Sept 2019
Duration: 40 weeks, 16 hours per week
Ages: 16-24
Cost: Free for 16-18, fees could apply for 19+

 

Game Design Level 2

  • Understanding the Creative Media Industry
  • Plan and Produce Work to a Design Brief
  • Working in the Games Industry
  • Concept Art for Computer Games
  • Creating Art for 2D Games
  • 2D Game Design
  • 2D Game Production
  • Sound Production for Computer Games
  • 3D Modelling for Computer Games
  • Story Development for Computer Games
  • Games Design

Esports Masterclasses

Learn from the pros themselves! There will be masterclasses and workshops from esports players and professionals!

Planning an esports event

As part of the course, people will work with their teams to plan an esports event that will be hosted in an esports venue. 

 

Secure Your Place

For Next Term:

  • Kings Langley Now Full 
  • Carshalton Now Full 
  • Brighton Now Full 
  • Please now enrol for 2020-2021
  • 2 Seat left in Letchworth

Course: Game Design & Esports (for SEN students)

Venue: Sutton Life Centre – South London
Days: Friday

Venue: Kings Langley
Days: Thursday & Friday

Venue: Letchworth, Old Town Hall 
Days: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

NOW LIVE: Ongoing recruitment
Duration: 8 – 80 weeks depending on the student needs
Age: 14-18

 

 

Game Design

  • Understanding the Creative Media Industry
  • Plan and Produce Work to a Design Brief
  • Working in the Games Industry
  • Concept Art for Computer Games
  • Creating Art for 2D Games
  • 2D Game Design
  • 2D Game Production
  • Sound Production for Computer Games
  • 3D Modelling for Computer Games
  • Story Development for Computer Games
  • Games Design

Esports Masterclasses

Learn from the pros themselves! There will be masterclasses and workshops from esports players and professionals!

Planning an esports event

As part of the course, people will work with their teams to plan an esports event that will be hosted in an esports venue. 

People saying nice things about us

Excel Esports & Riot Games

EOB Academy will give you an overview about the below job opportunities within the video games and esports industries.

EOB Esports Academy in Action

Partners & Supporters

Andy Payne OBE, chair of the British Esports Association,

“The work of Enemy of Boredom is important and aligns well with our goals at the British Esports Association – to promote, improve and inspire.  Getting people interested and involved in esports from a young age can not only help bolster the industry in the long-term, but it also gives something positive back to the community, promoting teamwork, communication and development.”

Neil Pymer, Interactive Creative Director, Aardman.

“Aardman is happy and excited to be working with EOB Esports Academy. Game design workshops can give an insight into our brainstorm processes which form the basis of all our game creations. It’s great to share our skills with EOB’s team and support young futures by inspiring the next generation of creatives.”

Rob Arnold, Chief Operating Officer, Clock Ltd.

“Supporting the EOB Esports Academy  is something that Clock Ltd are both passionate and excited about. All the team at Clock want to get involved lending a hand, helping the new generation of digital professionals get an insight into our working world. Having our own League of Legends team based at Clock, we will also make it our priority to teach the EOB team a lesson or two!”

Mark Cox, UK Head of Publishing, Riot Games.

“This is a great initiative and a brilliant way of using League of Legends as a tool to teach teamwork, strategy and sportsmanship. We are proud to support young people at the EOB Esports Academy as well as helping The Prince’s Trust, the course also spreads the word about how Esports can help build communities and develop individuals”.

Jake Mackey , Head of Autistica Play.

“EOB Esports Academy is a fantastic initiative to help young people get more out of games. EOB enable people to learn new skills and gain qualifications through play. EOB are also aware and inclusive of autistic people. By partnering with EOB, we at Autistica aim to raise awareness and support for our research whilst supporting and improving the inclusion and awareness of autism in esports and gaming.”

Wanyoo Esports Studio

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