County Community Sports & Education Foundation is delighted to announce it
has been selected to deliver the Premier League Primary Stars programme.
They have received
funding from the Premier League and National League Trust to deliver the
national curriculum-linked education programme which uses the appeal of
professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop
important life skills.
Community Foundation are one of only a handful of clubs outside the Premier
League and Football League to be taking part and Primary Schools across
Stockport & across the Borough are now being encouraged to sign up for the scheme,
which has already engaged more than 10,000 primary schools and 13,000 teachers
in England and Wales.
League high profile players support the programme and we are delighted to be able to use our very own Stockport County Players, Foundation Staff and even our Mascot Vernon the Bear who will take part in the lessons to help engage with children.
Calvert, Trustee/Director of Stockport County Community Foundation, said: “This
is a fantastic opportunity for local schools to get involved with a high
profile programme that is having a huge impact nationally.
League Primary Stars enhances children’s understanding across the curriculum
and inspires them to be successful in everything they do. This is a great
endorsement of our work and the response from schools already has been very
really excited to have this opportunity and looking forward to working with
pupils, teachers and schools to help them make the most of the programme.”
Stars has been developed with teachers and education experts to provide schools
with free curriculum-linked resources for PE, PHSE, English, Maths and
Enterprise that will inspire children to reach their goals, whilst teaching the
importance of working together and playing fair.
access free downloadable learning materials such as lesson plans, activities
and video content with schools having the chance to win sports kit and
equipment, books and a visit from the Premier League trophy.
The team of
Coaches from the Foundation will be on hand to support sessions and up skill
teachers to enhance PE and school sport provision, and registered schools will
have opportunities for stadium visits, competitions, festivals, player
appearances and match day experiences to add further value to the innovative
To get your
school involved in the Premier League Primary Stars programme at Stockport
County, register free of charge at plprimarystars.co.uk.
If you would
like to know more about PLPS or the work the Community Foundation do in schools,
contact us on 0161-286-8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org