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Foundation Day 2016 is Coming!

The fixture on Saturday 19th March between West Bromwich Albion and Norwich will see the return of the annual Foundation Day. This year’s Foundation Day will mark the 25th Anniversary of The Albion Foundation as we look to raise funds and awareness of the award-winning work that we carry out across Sandwell, Dudley and Worcestershire. The Albion Foundation is a …

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Moat Farm Pupils Enjoy a Five Goal Thriller.. and Pizza!

The Inspire project once gain offered deserving pupils from Moat Farm Junior School the chance to watch the Baggies in Premier League action. Every pupil at school has been issued with a Physical Activity Workbook, where they can log activities about what they do in and out of school. Teachers and parents can sign the book and various prizes are …

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FOUNDATION AUCTION: Own Your Very Own Piece of Unique WBA Merchandise

Do you want to own a one-of-a-kind, WBA signed Supreme Pool Table? To help raise funds for The Albion Foundation’s 25th Anniversary, we will be auctioning a Supreme Pools Table complete with balls and 2 cues (RRP: £799) that will be signed by all West Bromwich Albion players on the playing cloth. This table would be the perfect addition to …

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Moat Farm Junior School Reach Premier League Schools Play Off

A day out of school for 8 year 6 students, but winning the tournament was only a dream! At West Bromwich Albion Dome, Moat Farm was one of 17 schools to take part in the Premier League Schools tournament. Moat Farm were put in to a group of 4 teams all battling for top position. 3 x 12 minute games …

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Girls Allowed Talk about Sex with the Brook

Students on The Albion Foundation’s Girls Allowed project have been learning about sexual health and relationships with the Brook. The Brook delivered a five-week programme that covered a different topic each week. Pupils learnt about consent, contraception and STIs through a range of interactive and engaging activities. The programme provided pupils with the knowledge and understanding needed to keep them …

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International Wheelchair Day Case Study: Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis is one of Sporting Club Albion’s longest serving players after joining back in 2007. Dave has been wheelchair bound since the age of 2 and suffers from a condition known as Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA).  Why have they done particularly well Off the pitch Dave has now took his powerchair football coaching qualifications and now volunteers at our …

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International Wheelchair Day Case Study: Jack and Aaron Ebanks

Jack and Aaron both have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and were first introduced to the Albion Foundation’s Powerchair Football sessions that our disability department delivered in partnership with Acorns and Rossetta For Life. Both of the boys spend everyday life in their electric chairs and the summer scheme was their first introduction to Powerchair Football back in 2011. A Children in …

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International Wheelchair Day Case Study: Josh Slaney

Josh has been an integral part of our Short Breaks provision since the project first began. Back then Josh was a pupil at Crocketts Community school where he was a part of a breakfast club for the SEN children where he first began to play Powerchair Football. Josh took an instant like to the sport and was soon beginning to …

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International Wheelchair Day Case Study: Brad Bates

Brad Bates joined Sporting Club Albion back in 2009 at the age of 17. At the time, he was using his own powerchair to enable him to play the sport that he loved. He wanted to develop as a player so joined the club to help him focus on the tactical side of the game. Why has he done particularly …

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The Albion Foundation Supports International Wheelchair Day 2016

The Albion Foundation are today supporting International Wheelchair Day 2016 by hosting a range of wheelchair based for partner schools. The Aims of International Wheelchair Day are as follows: To enable wheelchair users to celebrate the positive impact a wheelchair has in their lives. To celebrate the great work of the many millions of people who provide wheelchairs, who provide …

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