During the Easter holidays the Academy provided support for the West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre holiday programme by delivering 2 x coaching sessions, attended by 40 young people.
For example, several local food banks (e.g. The Prentice Centre, Muirhouse Community Shop) and community projects (e.g. The Haven project based at Craigroyston PS – pictured left).
Thanks again to everyone who supported our appeal, which has now ended.
The weather has been kind and the players have applied themselves fantastically well over the 8 days so far.
If you would like to sign your child up for one of our 6 week-long Summer Bend it like Beesley programmes then please give us a call on 0131 552 7854, or download an application form here - BILB 2014 Application Form
Today saw graduation for Week 1 of our Easter ‘Bend it like Beesley’ programme. A fantastic week of football saw the players improve noticeably on their passing, dribbling and shooting. So much so that it culminated in the kids scraping a victory in the coaches v kids challenge.
The participants received a certificate, water bottle, medal and Spartans wristband for their efforts (as pictured).
There are still spaces for Week 2 of our Easter BILB programme 14th-18th April; if you would be interested in registering your child then please call 0131 552 7854 or bring them along at 9.45am on Monday.
As part of our Easter holiday programme, the Academy took 9 x young people to Go-Ape – a tree-top adventure playground – today…the group was led by youth workers Kenny Cameron and Stewart Stout.
As at today, we have collected 275 easter eggs so far, a great effort. A huge thanks goes to everyone in the Spartans family (plus connections) who have contributed to our ‘Easter Egg bank’ so far…do keep the donations coming.
The drizzle held off long enough for the guys to have a fantastic morning and the synthetic surface underneath allowed the players to continue unhalted.
There are still spaces for the remainder of the week for both the 5-8 year old and 9+ group, as well as spaces for Week 2 commencing 14/04. If you would be interested in signing your child up then please call us on 0131 552 7854 or email email@example.com
During the Easter holidays we are running two weeks of our Bend It Like Beesley coaching programme. The first week kicks off on Monday 7th- Friday 11th April and the second week Monday 14th – Friday 18th April. This runs for 3-4 years from 10-11am and 10am to 12pm for 5-8 years and 9-12 years.
Our BILB programme, named after Academy Coach and Spartans FC player Jack Beesley, is full of fun small sided games along with us focusing on developing basic football skills throughout the week.
To book your place please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Academy Office on 0131 5527854 and a member of our team will happily deal with your enquiry.
Saturday and Sunday saw the conclusion of our 2nd block of our SatSun Soccer, where again Sparry was on hand to hand out certificates to each player. With over 200 players signed up for block 2, we expect block 3 to be just as busy with the summer sun is just around the corner. Block 3 starts back 26th and 27th April for a 10 week block.
There are still limited spaces available on Block 3 and you would like to sign up your child or receive more information then please check out our Football Community Prog page or contact email@example.com
The appeal has got off to a great start with over 50 eggs donated in the first week, towards our target of 200+.