Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2017’

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Foundation teams up with The Prince’s Trust

THE Albion Foundation and The Prince’s Trust have joined forces to deliver a week-long Get Started with Football programme. The aim of the week is to help young people gain momentum into employment, education or training. The Get Started programme was a huge success, seeing 15 young people form the local area all gain a level 1 qualification in sports …

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Taking teachers back to school

Find out how we are helping teachers to lead a class in physical education by reading the article below. What is CPD? The continuing professional development (CPD) programme for teachers is now in its second year and has been introduced to help enhance teacher’s delivery and content knowledge within physical education.  The programme aims to develop teacher’s performance in an …

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Runners up in PL Enterprise challenge

THE Albion Foundation 120 Club represented West Bromwich Albion Football Club in the Premier League Enterprise Challenge Play-Offs at Stoke City’s Bet365 stadium last week. Set by Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore, teams were challenged to come up with a business idea to ‘engage international fans’. Having beaten three other local schools in their December heats, the Albion representatives …

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Happy Chinese New Year.

The Albion Foundation welcomes the year of the Rooster. May the new year bring you prosperity good luck and good fortune!  During this auspicious event in the calendar, we took a look at a few Albion players to see which year they were born in. Did you know our Captain Darren Fletcher was born in the year of the Rat. …

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An effort to get Americans to the Albion

Students across the country  have been set a task by Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore to increase the American fan base at their Club. And it’s no different here at West Bromwich Albion. Teams from five different schools around the Sandwell area attended a heat at The Hawthorns to find out which would represent the club in the final. Watch …

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Nacer Chadli pays a visit to the Orchard School

AS part of The Albion Foundation’s work with special educational needs schools, Baggies midfielder Nacer Chadli was on hand to meet pupils at The Orchard School in Oldbury on Wednesday afternoon. Linking up with the Foundation almost eight years ago, the school provides a safe platform and an encouraging environment for children of all ages and disabilities to learn and …

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Dudley College students tackle bespoke enterprise challenge

AS part of Premier League Enterprise, students from Dudley College have been working on a bespoke business and enterprise challenge. 18 Business and Enterprise students have spent the last three months working on the following challenge as part of their work experience: ‘Investigate, develop and implement a marketing strategy that will effectively increase the attendance at WBA FC Women’s home …

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Albion Works course comes to an end

THE Albion Foundation has been running an employability course for young people aged between 16-24 who have a variety of additional needs. The course aims to help young people find a pathway into a career or onto the suitable next step for their progression. Albion Works has set a range of different tasks for the young people to complete as …

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Employability gets grilled!

THE Albion Foundation is working with local young people with additional needs ranging from mild learning difficulties to autism as part of a 16 week programme geared towards helping participants gain employment. The Albion Works programme in their final week had the opportunity to gain valuable interview experience held in the boxes at West Bromwich Albion’s ground, The Hawthorns. During …

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Press Pass – WBA 2 – 0 Sunderland

#PressPass 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! Sunderland remain at the bottom of the Premier League table after a 2-0 loss against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday. The first goal scored …

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