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8 Schools Benefit from Premier League Enterprise Challenge 2014/15

The Premier League Enterprise Challenge has been running since October 2014 with over 300 pupils aged 14-17 years old taking part. The challenge is aimed at providing pupils with the opportunity to learn basic principles of business and self-employment through interactive learning opportunities. Following the delivery of workshops by The Albion Foundation staff, 8 groups have been selected to represent …

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Barclays Premier League Works Students Feel The Benefit

12 young people in the Sandwell area have kicked-started their careers with the Barclays Premier League Works programme. Together with Barclays and the Premier League, The Albion Foundation has been using business and sports to help the next generation fulfill their potential. The Barclays Premier League Works programme at The Albion Foundation has been running since early November, providing young …

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George Salter Compete in 2nd Badminton Tournament

On Saturday 6th December 2014, a group of pupils from George Salter Academy embarked on their second Premier League 4 Sport Regional Badminton Competition hosted by Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. Aston Villa F.C, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C and Stoke City all attended the competition, bringing a selection of male and female participants to take part. The Premier League 4 Sport Programme began …

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Sporting Club Albion Disability Teams Season So Far………

Since the start of the season all 17 of our disability teams have been training each week and working hard on the pitch to gain some great results so far in their respective regional or national leagues. This season sees Sporting Club Albion (SCA) host more players than ever as the club grows from strength to strength in all impairment groups. …

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Bristnall Hall Experiences Benefit of Triple A

Triple A Coach Dan Crane’s role within the programme is to assist in improving whole school attendance data and reducing the percentage of pupils persistently absent and/or late from school. His main focus includes pupils with attendance below the 85% threshold or in danger of dropping below 85% and pupils that are persistently late for school and lessons. The objective is to support …

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Extended Project Trip to Birmingham Library for Oldbury Academy Students

Students from Oldbury Academy visited the brand new Birmingham Library on 5th December. Students were in the library for the morning, taking in the spectacular views across Birmingham from the top floor viewing platform and indulging in a bit of culture in the Shakespeare room, which has been moved from Stratford. The purpose of the trip was to engage the …

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Are You The Next Lionel Messi? Futsal Post 16 Scholarship Recruiting for September 2015

The Albion Foundation are currently recruiting Year 11 students from across Sandwell and Birmingham to study on their Post 16 Futsal and Education Programme. The course will begin in September 2015 and will offer current year 11 students the opportunity to spend their college years learning and playing “The Albion Way”. It is already a successful programme with past students …

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Powerchair Football Festival in the West Midlands

If you have a disability and have a passion for football then come on down to the West Midlands Powerchair Football Festival where you will experience the game of Powerchair football. Organised by the Wheelchair Football Association (WFA), participants will get the opportunity to have a go and understand how the game is played. They will also get chance to …

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The Albion Foundation Host Powerchair Tournaments

Last week, The Albion Foundation organised two powerchair football tournaments for schools across the West Midlands. The event was funded by the Wheelchair Football Association (WFA) which is the Governing Body of powerchair football and delivered at the Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury. The days were split into two days. Last Tuesday was the first day whereby pupils from Victoria …

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SAVE THE DATE: Worcestershire Fans Forum 2015 Announced!

We are excited to announce to announce that the Worcestershire Fans Forum is returning in 2015! The Forum will take place at Worcestershire County Cricket Club, County Ground, New Road, Worcester, WR2 4QQ running 7:00-9:00pm on Tuesday 17th February 2015. This event was a huge hit last year as places SOLD OUT. We are currently waiting on an announcement for which 2 …

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