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Premier League Primary Stars Programme 2019

Premier League Primary Stars Programme 2019
Posted on January 21, 2019
Archive : January 2019
Category : News

We are delighted to continue our Premier League Primary Stars Programme. This week we have been delivering our six week block of coaching at St.Matthews Primary School and Dial Park Primary School. The Foundation 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.

The 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 & Tameside 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. Many Premier League high profile players support the programme and Stockport County players Foundation staff along with our mascot Vernon the Bear will take part in lessons to help engage with children across Stockport and Tameside.

Primary 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.

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 programme.

To get your school involved in the Premier League Primary Stars programme at Stockport County, register free of charge at

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

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