News / Schools Programme

  • Looking for something fun to do with the children? Learn with Premier League Primary Stars!

    Following a number of school closures in our area, Reds in the Community are partnering with Premier League Primary Stars to support families looking for ways to educate and entertain children as well as keeping them active at home. By providing school curriculum-linked resources and activities for children in the comfort of their own surroundings, they will learn…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Carrfield Primary Academy

    Teachers and pupils of Carrfield Primary Academy in Bolton-upon-Dearne, had high praise for the Premier League Primary Stars programme after the initiative helped to encourage the importance of key life skills amongst its pupils. Reds in the Community delivered the Premier-League funded scheme at Carrfield throughout the Autumn-term of the 2019/20 academic year, as Senior…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Heather Garth Primary Academy

    Luke Higgins, Sports Coach at Heather Garth Primary Academy, hails the Premier League Primary Stars programme after seeing a ‘massive’ difference in his pupils. Premier League Primary Stars is a Premier League-funded scheme which seeks to use the pull of professional football clubs and sport to promote education in primary school children. Incorporating English, Maths,…

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  • Elsecar Primary Academy Pupils Become Young Leaders

    Year five and six pupils at Elsecar Holy Trinity C.E Primary Academy have completed their Young Leaders Award as part of Reds in the Community’s Premier League Primary Stars programme. The initiative seeks to give pupils the skills and knowledge to be able to run their own sports coaching sessions. RitC Community Coaches led the…

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  • Reds Trio Visit Local Primary Schools

    Three Barnsley FC players gave up their time to visit children in the local community last week. On Wednesday, Summer signings Mads Andersen and Luke Thomas met pupils at Summer Lane Primary School. Two days later, Reds in the Community’s Sports Participation Ambassador and versatile Reds youngster Jacob Brown took part in a question &…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | The Ellis Primary

    Premier League Primary Stars is having the desired impact inside and outside of The Ellis Church of England Primary’s classroom, according to Year Four Teacher Miss Cook. Reds in the Community have been delivering the Premier League-funded programme at The Ellis throughout the Autumn term of the 2019/20 academic year, with Senior Community Coach Gareth…

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  • Reds Duo Visit Joseph Locke Primary

    Bambo Diaby and Patrick Schmidt gave up their time to visit pupils at Joseph Locke Primary School on Thursday. Beginning in year six, the Barnsley Football Club first-teamers met pupils as part of a series of question and answer sessions. The Reds duo gave the children an insight into what attracted them both to plying…

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  • Sandhill Win Stars Tournament

    Sandhill Primary School came out on top in a year three and four tournament this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together 13 primary schools from the borough of Barnsley and surrounding areas. The teams were split into two groups, with the two-group winners playing in a final to decide the winner. Dane Royd, The…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Tom’s Story

    Reds in the Community Senior Community Coach James Cooke has delivered the Premier League Primary Stars programme at Lacewood Primary School for 12 weeks during the 2018/19 academic year. He has delivered English, Maths, PE and PSHE lessons for pupils in Year Six through the Premier League-funded programme. Alongside aiding the learning of pupils, the…

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  • Coaching Week | Jordan’s Story

    Sports clubs and organisations across the country are celebrating Coaching Week, an opportunity to showcase the fantastic work completed by coaches. Jordan Bond recently joined Reds in the Community as a Community Coach, becoming the latest student at the Charity to progress into paid work at Oakwell. Interested in a sports career from an early…

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