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  • Bird and Jackson visit Darton Primary School

    Pupils at Darton Primary School were treated to a visit from Barnsley FC players Jared Bird and Adam Jackson this afternoon. The Reds duo made their way around classes from the whole school, answering questions, signing autographs and taking part in a penalty shoot-out. For one pupil, the visit was particularly special as the avid…

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  • Premier League Primary Stars | Rachael’s Story

    The 2017/18 academic year has seen Penistone St Johns Primary School’s Rachael Schofield’s teaching transformed by the Premier League Primary Stars programme. Rachael teaches all of the Key Stage Two children in her school, something which brings with it a number of challenges. Whilst teaching a wide variety of sports from the school curriculum, her…

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  • Moncur and Isgrove Visit Holy Rood Primary

      George Moncur and Lloyd Isgrove took part in the first school player visit of the season this afternoon. The Barnsley Football Club midfielders visited pupils at Holy Rood Catholic Primary School. George and Lloyd completed a question and answer session with four classes from the school before signing autographs. The local community has come…

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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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