Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2016’

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Match Day Packages Sold Out for 2015/16

After unprecedented demand, our Match Day Packages (MDPs) for the rest of the 2015/16 season have now sold out! Schools and teams have flooded us with requests to come to The Hawthorns and the WBA Academy Dome. Our Match Day Packages consist of a ground tour of The Hawthorns, along with a training session in the WBA Academy Dome followed …

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Press Pass: WBA vs Aston Villa – Anything Can Happen

TWO Albion fans swapped their classroom for The Hawthorns press box on Saturday – as part of a new initiative between The Albion Foundation, partner schools and the club’s media team. Two students from Wodensborough Ormiston Academy, Laura and Ellie, were selected for ‘Press Pass’, a partnership providing a unique chance for young writers to report on each Albion home Premier League …

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A Moment of Sky Sports Stardom for George Salter PL4S Netball

On Wednesday 20th of January, 9 George Salter girls travelled to Liverpool to represent West Bromwich Albion for the day whilst playing in the National Premier League 4 Sport (PL4S) Netball tournament. On arrival, we received our fixtures and got sent for team photographs on the court. Shortly after we continued to warm up before our first game against Bolton, …

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Kicks Enjoy MDP and Counter-Terrorism Workshop

Young people from both The Albion Foundation and Aston Villa Kicks projects come together for a West Bromwich Albion match day experience. The Premier League initiative provides free, positive activities for young people of Sandwell, 48 weeks of the year. The Kicks project offers regular incentives including: Premier League match tickets; merchandise; competitive fixtures against other Premier League clubs; plus …

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A New Way of Thinking for the Volunteers!

Since the new year, the volunteers have now been introduced into a new way of thinking! This is to help young individuals to think positive and will hopefully reflect they way  they make choices in life.  The positive thinking workshop was delivered to the volunteers to give them a more positive out look on a daily basis, giving them a …

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NewGen Jump on the Saddle for Baggies Bike Challenge

NewGen are the latest company to jump on board with the Baggies Bike Challenge as associate sponsor for the Challenge due to take place on 17th – 19th March 2016.  The Baggies Bike Challenge will see a team of Foundation members of staff and Club supporters tackle a gruelling 180 mile cycling journey from Carrow Road, Norwich to The Hawthorns, …

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Barclays Premier League Works is Recruiting!

The Albion Foundation has teamed up with Barclay’s and the Premier League to offer a great opportunity to young adults aged between 16-24 years, who are not in education, training or employment above 16 hours per week. During this 12 week programme, participants will be given the opportunity to gain a number of new skills and accreditations. Some of these …

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West Bromwich Albion host Badminton Regionals and Smash It Up!

As part of The Albion Foundation’s ongoing Premier League 4 Sport programme, we held an invitational badminton tournament with fellow PL club, Stoke City. The event was hosted at our weekly satellite venue of George Salter Collegiate Academy, where over 100 participants have already engaged with the sport. The Albion Foundation welcomed Stoke City FC to take part in the …

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The Albion Foundation Join Sandwell Adult Services for GiveBack Day!

In the final days before Christmas, The Albion Foundation took part in their second GiveBack Day in the local community. All 57 full time members of staff were on hand for the day in which they spent at Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury assisting with Sandwell Adult Services.  The team spent the day playing Crown Green Bowling, taking part in …

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#ThisGirlCan…… join the Brownhills Football Development Centre with West Bromwich Albion FC

An exciting female addition to the Football Development Centre is in the pipeline at Brownhills School. The Post-16 programme, which runs in-conjunction with The Albion Foundation, is currently in its third year now. From September 2016 the programme will expand to take on its first cohort of female students. Female students will choose their academic qualifications and alongside their studies …

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