Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2011’

Christmas Shutdown

The Albion Foundation offices will be closed from 5:00pm on Thursday 22nd December and will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday 3rd January. Please forward any enquiries to Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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Probiz Managers’ Cup – Football Managers form a Royal League

Manager Dave Jones, led a team of unemployed youngsters to a gripping victory at the PROBIZ Managers’ Cup on Wednesday 16th November at West Bromwich Albion. The former Cardiff manager signed up to manage one of eight teams taking part in the event in partnership with Community, Kick It Out, title sponsor PROBIZ, The Prince’s Trust and West Bromwich Albion. …

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Sporting Club Partners Sandwell Academy

Sporting Club Albion has announced a new partnership with Sandwell Academy which will see the organisation support all sixth-form sports studies at the Halfords Lane school. A key element of the partnership will be the commencement of a two-year Sports Performance Programme, which will kick off in September 2012. As the country’s eyes turn to next year’s London Olympics, the …

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West Bromwich Albion’s Billy Jones Visits Alexandra High

Summer signing Billy Jones took time out of his busy schedule to meet pupils from Alexandra High School in Tipton. Alexandra is one of for four secondary schools from Sandwell who are currently part of the ‘Triple A’ project. The ‘Triple A’ Project – Albion Activating Attendance has been running since the start of the academic year. ‘Triple A’ Head …

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‘Kicks’ Ticket Giveaways

The Albion Foundation Kicks Project runs at three established venues, Jubilee Park (Tipton), Power League (Halesowen), and The Albion Foundation Building (West Bromwich). The aim of Kicks is to engage youngsters from these communities into positive activities and as a result tackle anti-social behaviour. West Midlands Police are one of the main partners for Kicks and on many occasions local …

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Premier League 4 Sport Teams taste Success

The Albion Foundation Boys Scoop 3rd Place Prize The Albion Foundation returned for their second year at the annual Premier League 4 Sport Fred Perry Urban Cup held at the London Business Centre. The event was a huge success with representatives from 22, current and former Premier League Football Clubs. The boy’s team produced a fantastic display of table tennis …

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‘Triple A’- Player visits Bristnall Hall Technology College

The Albion Foundations ‘Triple A’ attendance project within Bristnall Technology College continues to develop and reward those with excellent attendance as well as those with improving attendance. As part of the ongoing rewards scheme ‘Triple A’ attendance coach Edwin Appiah arranged for West Bromwich Albion player Roman Bednar to visit the college and meet with a selected number of students. …

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Pizza Party at Bristnall Hall Technology College

The Albion Foundation is now working in partnership with Bristnall Hall Technology College on the new attendance project titled ‘Triple A’ which commenced in September 2011. It aims to work with individual students within the college to improve their attendance which will contribute to the schools targets and goals relating to attendance. As part of ‘Triple A’ and Bristnall Hall …

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Paul Sharner visits Pensnett School

The Albion Foundation have been working at Pensnett for almost 4 years now and have an IMPACT coach based there 2 days per week. IMPACT aims to raise attainment using sport as a medium to learn in a flexible and engaging project. Pensnett is currently closing as a school and is due to close fully on the 27th July 2012. …

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