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Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2012’

Year 7 Sandwell Attendance Competition

  Throughout the month of September, the ‘Triple A’ Project ran a attendance competition for Year 7 pupils across  four schools; Oldbury Academy, Bristnall Hall Academy, Alexandra College of Enterprise and Phoenix Collegiate. The competition involved the four schools battling it out to achieve the highest Year 7 attendance. Each week ‘Triple A’ Coaches would inform and notify pupils of …

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‘Time-Out’ An Evaluation of Success – Academic Year 2011/12

The Time-Out Project, supporting KS2 –KS4 Young people for its third academic year is celebrating its Evaluation of the last academic year (2011-2012), having supported at total of fifty-four in part-time and full-time Alternative Educational placements. With reintegration back into mainstream education as its key focus, The Time-Out Project has partnered with eighteen feeder-agencies, including schools, Pupil referral Units (PRUs) and Local …

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Foundation Day, Shirt Auction & World Record Attempt Footage

ALBION’S players underlined the club’s support for ‘Albion Foundation Day’ during their Barclays Premier League clash with Manchester City – and here’s how you can too. We’re offering you the chance to bag a Baggies match shirt from the Hawthorns clash and, at the same time, raise much-needed funds for the club’s charitable arm, The Albion Foundation. Up for grabs …

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Albion Foundation Day

ALBION’S players will show their support for ‘The Albion Foundation’ on Saturday as the club’s charitable arm aims to raise awareness of, and funds for, their community-based work. This weekend’s home date with champions Manchester City FC has been designated ‘Albion Foundation Day’ and will feature a host of promotional activities. The Foundation was founded in 1992 and uses the …

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Meet The Albion Foundation Achievers

The Albion Foundation Achievers have been nominated by our staff for their outstanding contribution to The Foundation. They all are wonderful examples of our motto “Inspire to Achieve” Please read below and find out more about these inspirational individuals   Blind Dave Heeley Dave is a true “local hero” a true inspiration to everyone he meets he has overcome his …

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West Bromwich Albion reach their first Final of the Season so far……

West Bromwich Albion were one of eight Football Clubs to participate in The Premier League’s Annual Enterprise Challenge. This year’s Semi-Finals were hosted at Villa Park, home of Aston Villa FC on Tuesday 9th October, and were contested between Arsenal, Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Derby County, Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur and the Baggies. Representing the Albion were …

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Paralympics Trip was the Trip of a Lifetime for SEN Students

  On the Friday 7th September twenty students from several Sandwell schools were chosen for their efforts and achievements within the SEN sports sessions that they attend. A trip of a lifetime for these children was set up and organised by the disability department who see the children on a weekly basis. The department struggled to chose which children would …

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On Your Bike

Time-Out is an alternative Educational Programme for KS3 and KS4 pupils who are at risk of exclusion; the programme aims to reintegrate pupils back into mainstream education. The Co-Operative were looking to financially support under 21s who would like to set up a project to guide the Community towards a fit and healthier lifestyle. Dean Burton, Time-Out and Kickz Coach, felt …

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The Albion Foundation Free School for Alternative Provision

Allison Tripney, Education and Inclusion Manager recently presented to Headteachers on our Free School for Alternative Provision Aims & Objectives The Albion Foundation is a registered charity that works in partnership with West Bromwich Albion Football Club. The aim is to use the medium of football and the kudos of WBA FC to make a difference in the local community. We were formed …

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The Albion Foundation hosts its first MacMilllan Coffee Morning

  In yet another first, The Albion Foundation hosted its inaugural MacMillan Coffee morning led by Erin Hicken. Raising £75 for the Macmillan Cancer Charity, not to mention raising a lot of awareness for the cause, children and members of staff at The Foundation brought in a wide assortment of baked goods ranging from chocolate muffins to creamed carrot cake …

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