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Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2012’

‘Triple A’ students feature on Match of the Day

Pupils from ‘Triple A’ school Alexandra College of Enterprise had a day to remember. BBC 1’s smash hit football coverage show Match of the Day sent their film crew to come and feature the Project and if this wasn’t enough West Bromwich Albion first team player Liam Ridgewell also dropped by to learn more about the Project. The ‘Triple A’ …

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Triple A project rewards pupils with a match day experience

On Saturday 17 November, selected pupils from The Phoenix Collegiate, Oldbury Academy, Alexandra College of Enterprise and Bristnall Hall Academy, were rewarded for their excellent school attendance. The Project works separately across each of the four Secondary Schools above however for this reward, 33 pupils and ‘Triple A’ staff at each school came together to celebrate the pupils early success. …

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Youssouf Mulumbu visits Albion Ambassadors

The ‘Albion Ambassadors’ programme is a six or twelve week course delivered to Year 5 and 6 pupils by The Albion Foundation. It’s aim is to provide participants with effective sports leadership skills through theory and practical sessions. The programme develops the pupils’ knowledge and application of leadership skills such as positive and effective communication and the difference between good and bad leaders. The …

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Pipped at the Post

Entrepreneurial youngsters from schools around the country displayed their business and presentational skills in the prestigious Premier League Enterprise Challenge Final in Westminster early last week to launch Global Enterprise Week. Last month saw five Year 11 Pupils from Alexandra College of Enterprise win their place at the Finals. Once again the bar was raised not only through the competition …

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A Half Term of Sport with Triple A

Once again another half term during October 2012 gave students the chance to get involved in sporting activities with the ‘Triple A’ project. ‘Triple A’ coaches provided students with a variety of Multi-sport activities and games throughout the week. Triple A Schools; Phoenix Collegiate, Oldbury Academy and Bristnall Hall Academy invited students from Years 6, 7, & 8 to attend the …

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Albion ‘Kicks’ compete in Midlands Tournament

On the 3 November 2012, eight young people whom attend The Albion Foundation’s Kicks programme were entered into the Midland Kicks CAGGK Football Tournament. hosted by Wolves Community Scheme within the Wolves indoor dome. The tournament, hosted by Wolves Community Scheme within the Wolves Indoor Dome, was as always, a tough competition, competing against Coventry City, Birmingham City, Aston Villa and hosts Wolverhampton …

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Premier Skills returns to Tunisia

The hugely successful Premier Skills initiative run by the Premier League and the British Council returned to Tunisia for the first time since 2009. Premier Skills took place between Tuesday 6th to Wednesday 14 November 2012, with intensive training for a total of 40 grassroots football coaches from across Tunisia, including 10 coaches from Libya. The training was led by …

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It’s a Dog’s Life for Foundation pupils……

This week saw pupils from The Albion Foundation visit Birmingham Dog’s Home in Digbeth. The pupils are part of projects that take place at the Foundation’s school during term time. Birmingham Dogs’ Homes’ primary objective is to rescue abandoned and unwanted dogs and provide love and care, reinstating in some trust in humans and ultimately finding happy homes for unfortunate …

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‘Albion Art Attack’ Competition

The Baggies are giving youngsters chance to get their design on Christmas programme cover ALBION are offering one of the next generation of fans the chance to etch themselves a place in Baggies history by handing over the front page of our award-winning matchday programme to YOU. We are looking for budding artists, born on or after, 30th October 1999, to …

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Moat Farm Holiday Club

This October half term holiday saw 14 youngsters from Moat Farm Juniors Trust School take part in a three day holiday camp. The youngsters work alongside two Inspire Coaches who are based permanently at the school five days a week. The two staff members employed by The Albion Foundation have a variety of roles and responsibilities including in class support, lunchtime …

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