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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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  • Oakhill Primary Win Girls KS2 Stars Tournament

    Oakhill Primary Academy came out on top in a Key Stage Two football tournament at Oakwell today as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme. The competition brought together 10 local schools, who were then split into two groups, with the two group winners facing off in a final to decide the winner. Group…

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  • Lacewood Primary Reap Rewards From PL Stars

    The Premier League Primary Stars programme has received fantastic feedback from Lacewood Primary School. 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. Reds in the Community run the programme in a number of primary schools in the borough of…

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  • Bähre visits Burton Road Primary

    Barnsley Football Club midfielder Mike Bähre gave up his time to surprise pupils at Burton Road Primary School by paying them a visit during a school day. Mike was introduced to the pupils, who were then able to talk to some of their favourite players as well as carrying out a question and answer assembly. During…

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  • Burton Road Win KS1 PL Stars Tournament

    Burton Road Primary School came out on top in a Key Stage One Premier League Primary Stars tournament this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together seven teams from six different schools who partake in the PL Stars programme with Reds in the Community. Burton Road, Forest Academy, High View Primary Learning Centre, two teams…

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  • Reds Quartet Visit Local Primary Schools

    Four Barnsley Football Club players visited pupils at two local primary schools this afternoon. Jack Walton and Cauley Woodrow met youngsters at Joseph Locke Primary School while defensive duo Zeki Fryers and Ethan Pinnock travelled to St Helen’s Primary Academy. Jack and Cauley spent their time working their way around different age groups and classes…

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  • Lacewood Primary Win EFL Futsal Tournament

    Lacewood Primary School came out on top in an EFL futsal tournament against other local schools this afternoon at Oakwell. The competition brought together teams representing eight schools, with the sides being split into two groups. Burton Road Primary, Kexborough Primary, Lacewood and the Forest Academy made up group one. Featherstone All Saints, Oakhill Primary,…

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  • PL Stars Given Fantastic Review at Jump Primary

    Reds in the Community’s staff have received rave reviews for the delivery of the Premier League Primary Stars at Jump Primary School. Premier League Primary Stars is a programme which uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop life skills. Available for children…

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