Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2012’

Kayleden Brown visits Oldbury Academy

Pupils from Oldbury Academy experienced a surprise visit from West Bromwich Albion young professional, Kayleden Brown. The purpose of the visit was to congratulate the attendance and roaring success of the Easter Camp that took place at the school. All pupils received a signed autograph and certificate from Kayleden, and had the opportunity to ask some questions which the pupils …

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Special guest attends Yew Tree Primary

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 2010/2011 academic school year, where a learning mentor was deployed into 1 academy …

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Community Sports Clubs- 3 years of creating opportunities

The Community Sports Club Project began in September 2009 with the aim of engaging 14-19 year olds in physical activity whilst supporting government strategies including the 5 hour offer, Physical Educational Offer and Every Child Matter’s and creating sustainable clubs across the borough of Sandwell. The project was funded through The Premier League and PFA Community Fund and locally by …

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The Albion Foundation rewarded for outstanding work in the community at Kickz Awards

 The Albion Foundation took home the honours at the fourth national Kickz Awards held at the Etihad Stadium, home of Manchester City last Friday (13 April). The Kickz Awards showcase the most inspiring young individuals who have made a difference to their community as part of the Kickz programme. Kickz uses the power of football to build safer, stronger, more …

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Harris earns Team GB call-up

Sporting Club Albion impaired-vision footballer Darren Harris has been selected to represent Great Britain at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Harris was named in a ten-man squad for the five-a-side competition, which starts at the Riverbank Arena on August 31. Sporting Director, James Bunch has praised Harris’ landmark achievement and is hoping he can bring back a medal from the …

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WBA Mascots support Sports Relief efforts

West Bromwich Albion mascots Albi and Baggie Bird cheered on hundreds of local primary school children from schools across Worcestershire on Friday 23rd March during their attempts to raise money for Sports Relief. The pair assisted young pupils from 4 schools across Stourport as part of The Albion Foundation’s work across Worcestershire. The mascots not only cheered on the hundreds …

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Sporting Club Albion supporting BCFA England Talent Day

Sporting Club Albion are pleased to support Birmingham County Football Association’s England Talent Day on 22nd May 2012. This day is designed to help to identify the next potential England disability star and is open to young people in school years 7 to 11. The event will take place at Shelfield Community Academy, Broadway, WS4 1BW between 5:00pm and 8:00pm. …

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Triple A- St Michaels Attendance Reward

Congratulations To 8I, St Michaels ‘Triple A’ attendance league winners for the Spring Term 2012! 8I (Cardiff City) narrowly pipped 10M (Leeds United) to win the attendance league by 1 point. En route to becoming Spring Champions they had three maximum 10 point weeks beating competition from Bayern Munich, AC Milan,Inter Milan, Everton, Arsenal and LA Galaxy who are the …

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Triple A- Sandwell Soccer Camp Success

Soccer camps run by The Albion Foundation’s ‘Triple A’ Coaches over Easter half term have proved to be a success with over 60 participants per day engaging in a range of different activities at Sandwell schools Bristnall Hall, Olbury Academy, Phoenix Collegiate and St Michaels CoE High School. Activities including Football, Cricket, Basketball, Handball, Dance and Dodgeball ensured participants had …

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FREE FA Licensed Coaches’ Club Membership

Birmingham County FA, in association with The FA Licensed Coaches Club, are offering coaches extra support, information and guidance through access to online resources, session plans, interviews and coaching news, discounts on coaching courses and much more, by licensing with the Licensed Coaches’ Club for free during April 2012. The FA coaching pathway is now more varied than ever. Coaches …

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