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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2016’

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Albion Works Programme Experiences WBA Match Day

On the 20th August saw the Albion Works group go and watch West Bromwich play Everton in only their second game of the season! The Albion Works group had been working tirelessly for 10 weeks in order to complete an Employability course. This saw the group attend 4 hour sessions every week to allow them the best possible opportunity to …

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Foundation Focus: Ellie Bennett

Foundation Focus stars a number of participants who have made significant progress with The Albion Foundation and how they have progressed to meet their achieved goals! This week focuses on netball player, Ellie Bennett who first engaged with the Foundation through the Premier League 4 Sport programme.  How did you hear about the Albion Foundation? I attended George Salter Academy …

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Albion Kicks Outgun Arsenal!

Kicks is an inclusion project that aims to create safer and stronger communities in targeted areas of high youth crime and anti-social behaviour identified by the Police.  This is achieved by providing free positive activities, using the brand of West Bromwich Albion, to engage young people between the ages of 12-18 years. The young people that were selected for the …

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Foundation Focus: Moat Farm Junior School

“Inspire” is the deployment of a member of The Albion Foundation staff in your school to support young people with challenging behaviour or in need of support to raise their attainment within school. “Inspire” coaches will: Coordinate and deliver holiday provision for your school, Provide rewards and incentives, Organise and deliver out of school activities including match day activities. Take …

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Coaches Return From Sweden Experience

Sports Development Coaches Lee Meacham, Luke Shuttleworth and Luke Sidaway recently returned from a coaching experience in Sweden, delivering on an international camp as part of The Albion Foundation’s International Programme.  As soon as the group arrived on Sunday afternoon, they were immediately plunged straight into the action with a tour of the local venues to give the coaches a …

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Albion Works Cook Up a Storm at Victoria Park

As part of the Albion Works Employability Programme the group had to perform a Give back day within the Community. The Give back day was an opportunity for the participants to plan and deliver a project to help their local community. Leading up to the Give Back day, the group designed a poster to promote the day, they also had …

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One Albion Disability Camps End on a High!

Our disability multi sports camp concluded 3 weeks of sports, fun and trips by visiting Wembley Stadium on Friday. The group made up of children and adults with disabilities were supported by The Albion Foundation coaches on their trip to the National Stadium. During the first 3 weeks of the summer holidays, our disability department have been working hard across …

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Trip to Dudley Zoo rounds off the year for Inspire at Moat Farm

The Inspire project concluded its years’ work with Moat Farm Junior School with a three day camp held in the third week of the summer. Parents were certainly grateful for this, “I really like the idea of having the camp in the middle of the holidays as it breaks it up for the children” – Mother of Tyler, Year 4 …

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Premier League Reading Stars Review 2015-16

Premier League Reading Stars (PLRS) is a football-themed literacy intervention developed by the Literacy Trust and the Premier League. The programme is designed to inspire children in Years 5-8 who love football but are reluctant to engage in reading and writing. The intervention is delivered for ten weeks and aims to raise reading levels and improve attitudes towards literacy. Between …

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Primary Time Out Review 2015-16

Every Thursday and Friday The Albion Foundation offers a primary-time out programme for KS2 pupils. The programme allows schools the opportunity to refer Key stage 2 pupils who are at risk of exclusion some time out of their school for one or two days week to attend our programme. The programme works to successfully reintegrate them back into mainstream education …

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For more information on The Albion Foundation and our activities, call us on 0871 271 9840.