fa girls’ football school partnerships - supported by barclays

The Football Association supported by Barclays and the Youth Sport Trust have recruited a network of education-based partnerships with schools throughout England. Known as FA Girls’ Football School Partnerships - supported by Barclays, they are strategic partnerships with families of schools that are committed to the growth and development of girls’ football.


WHAT IS OUR AIM?

Through this infrastructure, we aim to develop innovative ways to deliver football for girls, improving participation from their very first experience; creating an active and confident generation of inspired female footballers, coaches, officials, leaders, activists and marketeers.


WHAT ARE OUR AMBITIONS?

  • Demonstrate the value of girl’s football within whole school through delivery of bespoke interventions for schools through which schools can access FREE CPD and resources
  • Advocate the impact of football on girls’ wellbeing, leadership and achievement
  • Develop and test specialist interventions and learning through the vehicle of football in schools
  • Collaborate with partners to support transition of young people to sustain their involvement in girls’ football.

WHAT DOES EACH PARTNERSHIP RECEIVE?

  • National recognition as a pioneering network of partnerships driving the girls’ game forward in England
  • Training, resources, equipment and engagement with positive role models
  • Networking opportunities to share best practice, inspire learning and maximise impact
  • Opportunities for the schools in their partnerships to attend high profile women’s football matches and access to other reward and recognition opportunities.

Frequently Asked Question


CAN I REGISTER INTEREST … ?

As we look to build the network there will be opportunities each academic year for new Partnerships to come on board. If you would like to express an interest in becoming a FA Girls’ Football School Partnership – supported by Barclays please contact us.