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  • Oakwell Rise Attend RITC Sports Day

    Pupils from Oakwell Rise Primary Academy attended a sports day at Oakwell today. Key Stage One and Key Stage Two children took part in a number of sporting activities on the indoor and outdoor pitches at Reds in the Community. The pupils were split into groups representing eight nations from around the world before the…

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  • Featherstone All Saints win KS2 Tournament

    Featherstone All Saints won the final Key Stage Two tournament of the year at Oakwell this afternoon. The six-a-side competition brought together nine teams from seven local schools in a competitive contest. Cherry Dale Primary, Featherstone, St Michaels Primary, St James Junior & Infant’s and Wilthorpe Primary were represented while Lacewood Primary and St Mary’s…

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  • Local schools take part in FA Primary Teachers Award

    Reds in the Community and the Football Association have been delivering the FA Primary Teachers Award today at Oakwell. The course is designed to provide a basic introduction to the skills required for teaching a PE lesson for Key Stage One and Key Stage Two pupils. Working in conjunction with the school curriculum, the programme…

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  • Barnsley FC trio visit local schools

    Barnsley Football Club players Ethan Pinnock, Oli McBurnie and Jack Walton visited two local schools today. Pinnock and Swansea City loanee McBurnie met pupils at West Meadows Primary School, answering questions about everything from football to Fortnite. They also explained why they got into football, what it is like playing for the Reds and how…

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  • 2017 – Our Year In Numbers

    As 2017 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on the work that Reds in the Community has done throughout the course of the year. Once again, the charity arm of Barnsley Football Club has helped to change the lives of thousands of people living in the Barnsley and Wakefield areas. Through the…

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  • Vacancy: Premier League Kicks Volunteers

    Reds in the Community’s Premier League Kicks programme is looking to recruit volunteers to help out at their weekly sessions on Tuesday nights at Holy Trinity School. We are looking for five motivated individuals to assist in the delivery of sessions alongside our RITC coaches, to promote the sessions and referee matches and exercises for…

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  • Primary School Teachers Earn FA Award!

    Teachers from a number of Barnsley FC’s partner Primary Schools came together at Oakwell to gain their FA’s Primary Teachers Award. Teachers and trainee teachers from All Saints Academy, Kings Oak Primary, West Meadows Primary, Lacewood Primary, Highgate Primary, Parkside Primary, Carlton Primary, Holy Rood Primary and Jump Primary School undertook a range of Physical Education drills,…

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  • Barnsley Football Club fits the Bill!

    Over 650 students from Barnsley will be taught about the importance of parliament and democracy by Reds in the Community having partnered with the EFL Trust and Parliament Education Service for the second year running. Reds in the Community is one of 8 Football Club based charities that will once again use the power of…

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