Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2011’

Introducing The Albion Foundation’s ‘Triple A’ Project – Albion Activating Attendance

It’s an obvious fact; those who don’t attend school, won’t learn. However the borough of Sandwell for one reason or another has one of the worst secondary whole school attendance data in the country. The Albion Foundation has formed a partnership with Premier League Community Fund, Sandwell Local Authority and four Sandwell secondary schools in a bid to raise school …

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Young Leaders!

The Albion Foundation are now working in partnership with The High Arcal School and have recently started to deliver the new FA Level 2 Award in Leadership to a group of year 10 students. The group have been identified by the schools Director of Applied Learning David Cooke as students that will benefit from the opportunity to participate in the …

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‘Performance Analysis Workshops’

These workshops are designed for coaches of all sports, teachers, volunteers, students or parents with an interest in how performance analysis is and can be used to assess and develop the performance of players from grass roots to elite level. The workshop will be delivered by Lee Darnborough (Head of Technical recruitment at WBA FC) and will take place on …

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This summer The Albion Foundation and The Prince’s Trust delivers National Citizen Service

This summer The Albion Foundation, in partnership with the Prince’s Trust, delivered National Citizen Service (NCS) to 15 local young people. National Citizen Service is a Big Society initiative, supporting young people from all backgrounds to work together, take on new challenges and a make a difference. Alongside Foundation staff young people participated in two residential visits; Woodlands Camp which …

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The Brades Lodge Summer Programme

The Brades Lodge is a centre specialising in supporting Key Stage 3 and 4 pupils who display severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. They are the secondary school for most of the pupils that attend Shenstone Lodge Primary School, whom we have been working with successfully for the past 10 years. We consider this as a great progression for the young …

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Shenstone Lodge Summer Programme

The Albion Foundation have been working with Shenstone Lodge Primary School during the school holidays for the past 10 years. Shenstone Lodge is a residential special school for pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties and children who display behaviour on the Autistic spectrum. The school caters for pupils on a residential basis, offering 5 day boarding. They also accommodate day …

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Black Country ‘Kicks’ projects to benefit from a £20,000 funding award from the West Midlands Police Building Blocks Charity Trust

Young people from across the West Midlands and Black Country Kicks projects will benefit from a £20,000 funding award from the West Midlands Police Building Blocks Charity Trust. The main focus of the Trust’s activities are youth  issues. It supports projects to tackle drug and alcohol misuse and provides diversionary tactics to direct young people away from a life of …

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The Albion Foundation in partnership with LACE Virtual School

The partnership between The Albion Foundation and The LACE Virtual School began in 2000 and has progressed to include the delivery of dedicated enrichment sessions, residential programmes and now includes two LACE specific IMPACT coaches. The Albion Foundation launched its first ever LACE Impact post during the last academic school year where a learning mentor was deployed into 1 academy …

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For more information on The Albion Foundation and our activities, call us on 0871 271 9840.