Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2014’

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PL4S Badminton Sessions Prove To Be A Hit At George Salter

The Premier League 4 Sport (PL4S) project aims to target all young people to get involved within sport in their local community free of charge. It is funded through the Premier League and Sport England and runs in partnership with National Governing Bodies and local community sports groups. The Albion Foundation during the 2013-14 academic year delivered 24 satellite sessions …

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Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur Ladies 1 – 4 Sporting Club Albion Ladies

Sporting Club Albion Ladies got their pre-season off to a flyer with a morale-boosting 4-1 win against a stubborn Tottenham Hotspur Ladies. With several new faces in the squad after a successful open trial held in June, the Ladies were slow to get off the mark as Tottenham took an early lead and threatened to spoil new manager Graham Abercrombie’s first game …

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Time-Out Project Visit Imperial War Museum

The Albion Foundation’s Time-Out project visited The Imperial War Museum in Manchester this summer as part of their history lessons. Pupils studied World War I for nine weeks in a scheme of work that focussed on: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the ‘Great Powers’ of Europe in 1914, recruitment and trench warfare. Pupils engaged particularly well in these lessons and …

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Are You In Interested In Becoming A Kicks Volunteer?

Do you want to work in sport? Would you like to support The Albion Foundation and their Kicks programme? The Albion Foundation are recruiting volunteers to work within their Kicks programme. Volunteers must be aged 16 and over and have an interest in working in football. An ability to referee football is desirable. You must have a strong work commitment …

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2014-15 Fixtures Announced for Sporting Club Albion Ladies

Sporting Club Albion Ladies recently discovered who they would face in the opening fixture of the 2014-15 Women’s Northern Premier League. The Ladies will open the season away to Newcastle United on 24th August, followed by a First Round tie with Loughborough Students the following weekend. There have been several mid-week fixtures announced throughout the season with ties at home and …

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WBA Fall Just Short In Volleyball Tournament

On Wednesday 9th July 2014, pupils from ACE Academy represented West Bromwich Albion in a Premier League 4 Sport Volleyball Regional Tournament. The Premier League 4 Sport (PL4S) project aims to target all young people to get involved within sport in their local community all free of charge. It is funded through the Premier League and Sport England and runs …

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Pupils Achieve Apprenticeship Success

Two pupils have managed to fight off some tough competition by landing a place on Midland Hearts Back on Track Apprenticeship program. The two pupils were Qaise Ali Khan who was a pupil at Holly Lodge and The Albion Foundation School and Luke Owen who was a pupil at East Birmingham Network Academy. Back on Track is all about supporting …

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Launch of Youth Club Proves to be a Success

Since April, The Youth Club, running at The Albion Foundation has had an overhaul to engage the young people of Smethwick. Since Easter, the Youth Club has had two new members of staff at the helm with the support of a volunteer, Peaches Campbell. New lead, Chelsea Wood is now delivering workshops with different focuses such as healthy eating, drama …

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‘Blind Dave’ Set for Toughest Charity Challenge Yet

April 2015 will see local fundraising legend Blind Dave Heeley take on possibly his toughest challenge yet! Raising money for The Albion Foundation, charity arm of West Bromwich Albion Football Club, he will experience searing heat in what has been described by the Discovery Channel as the toughest foot race on Earth…..The Marathon des Sables. Known worldwide as the MdS, …

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Come Hoop It Up on Saturday 19th July

Sporting Club Albion Basketball team are proud to host an SCA Hoops Fun Day on Saturday 19th July 2014. The annual Hoops Fun Day will be held in West Bromwich High Street between 11:00am and 5:00pm. It is a FREE interactive day for all players of all ages with 2 basketball areas featuring 3v3 tournaments, slam dunk contests, a Champion of …

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