Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2016’

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Sandwell Academy students enjoy 4-0 win for The Baggies

Sandwell Academy pupils were given the opportunity to attend a live Premier League fixture on Monday night, to witness West Bromwich Albion brush aside Burnley in a 4-0 win under the lights at The Hawthorns. The Albion Foundation work closely with Sandwell Academy engaging with pupils both within the school and at our off-school site.  Pupils were selected from a …

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Press Pass – WBA vs Burnley

‘Press Pass’ is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and Albion’s Media Team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a Premier League match alongside the professionals! Collins Ehigiade and Aiden Barratt, both Year 13, and students at Sandwell Academy were the young reporters selected for ‘Press Pass’ and here’s what they had …

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Job Vacancy: Media and Promotions Officer

The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an established and successful provider of Sports and Education programmes. We currently have the following job vacancy: Media and Promotions Officer Full time – one year fixed term contract   Scale 3 – £14,040 – £16,000  Can you promote The Albion Foundation like this? The Albion Foundation (registered Charity 1081948) is an …

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The Albion Foundation Team Up with Brinsford Prison

The Albion Foundation Employability staff have teamed up with Brinsford Prison, Wolverhampton to deliver a 12 week Employability and Football Programme. Prisoners that have shown consistent good behaviour were given the opportunity to apply to join the course. From all applicants, a group of 14 prisoners aged 18-24 were then selected. During the 12 week programme, Foundation staff are currently …

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Foundation Focus: Volunteer and Casual Coach Pathway

This week’s Foundation Focuses centres around the Volunteer and Casual Coach pathway currently on offer for members of the community who are looking to start their journey into the field of Sports Coaching. The Albion Foundation currently offers an Apprenticeship programme which has now seen it’s fourth inductees alongside an extensive volunteer programme that has seen  Apprenticeship Pathway: Dan Hill …

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Press Pass

Press Pass is a partnership between The Albion Foundation and the West Bromwich Albion media team – providing a once in a lifetime opportunity for young writers to report on a live Premier League fixture. The Albion Foundation run workshops in schools across the local area and select stand-out pupils that show a real enthusiasm for the Foundations’ programmes. Selected …

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Black Country Baggies

Black History Month may be over but The Albion Foundation promote equality and Diversity all year round. Smethwick Library hosted a Black Country Baggies night on the 27th October with appearances from Albion legends Brendan Batson and Cyrille Regis to celebrate Black History Month. Host Phil Challoner led a historical look at West Bromwich Albion with a key focus on …

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Super Sunday, One to Remember!

As part of the Premier League Girls football programme, we endeavor to keep a strong link with the local Premier League clubs to offer plenty of competitions for the participants throughout the season. Sunday 6th November saw 8 players selected from The Albion Foundations Girls Player Development Centre based at Worcester University, to represent WBA FC in a friendly fixture …

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WBA FC Women 1-0 Wolves Women (AET)

Baggies Win Black Country Derby Bragging Rights! Leigh Dugmore struck a penalty in Extra Time to give Albion the victory over their local rivals in a tense Black Country derby. The Baggies created the best chances, but found it difficult to break down a stubborn Wolves defence until Dugmore converted from the spot to put Craig Nicholls side through to …

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Albion Mini Kicks take on Wolves in derby triumph

The Albion Foundation beat the Wolves Community Trust in a Football tournament this week in the latest instalment of the Kicks programme. Kicks is an inclusion project that aims to create safer and stronger communities in areas identified by Police to have high levels of youth crime and anti-social behaviour. The programme was founded as a partnership between the Premier …

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