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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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  • Ward Green Primary Represent the Reds at the Keepmoat!

    Pupils from Ward Green Primary School represented Barnsley Football Club at the EFL Regional Finals yesterday. The School travelled to the Keepmoat Stadium where they took on teams representing other professional football clubs in a six-a-side tournament, having previously come out on top against local schools from Barnsley and Wakefield at Oakwell in December. 12…

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  • Reds Youngsters Visit The Mill Academy

    Barnsley Football Club players Jake Greatorex and Matty Wolfe met year five and year six pupils at The Mill Academy earlier today. The Reds duo took part in a question & answer session about all things Barnsley FC amongst an array of topics. With the school completing lthe Premier League Primary Stars programme during the…

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  • Jump Primary School Pupils Become Young Leaders

    Reds in the Community staff have been at Jump Primary School today delivering the Young Leaders programme to 20 pupils. The initiative seeks to give children aged 11 or over the skills and knowledge to be able to run their own sports coaching session. RitC Community Coaches led this afternoon’s training, which began with a…

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  • Reds Youngsters Visit Thurgoland Primary

    Callum Styles and Jordan Williams met pupils at Thurgoland Church of England Primary School this afternoon. The Barnsley Football Club youngsters took part in a question and answer assembly with the full school before posing for pictures and signing autographs. Callum and Jordan gave advice on how the next generation of local footballers should improve…

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