Since 2017, we have been gathering insight and case studies that continue to inform the development of Girls’ Football in schools and the support provided through our programmes. Here you will find a range of useful reports and case studies.
The FA Active Play Through Storytelling programme aims to support ‘the beginner girl’ aged five to eight in developing their physical competency and speaking and listening skills through the medium of creative play and storytelling.
The girls are interacting with staff in a way we haven’t seen from them before. It’s really positive- Rural School Case Study
One student had always had quite a negative relationship with school – now she turns up on time and completes her homework and has a much better relationship with her class teacher- Urban School Case Study
The Game of Our Own programme aims to increase secondary aged girls’ self-esteem, confidence and self-belief, in addition to their engagement in football-related activities through a variety of roles – player, leader, supporter etc. The programme also provides practical training for teachers in how to engage girls in football.
Plympton Academy wanted to try a new approach to introducing girls’ football to the PE delivery through the Game of Our Own programme, after experiencing low interest levels in a previous initiative. This case study gives an overview of what they did, the challenges they faced and the impact of the programme.
Southfield School wanted to re-introduce Girls’ Football to their PE and extra curriculum offer after an absence of four years through the Game of Our Own programme. This case study gives an overview of what they did, the challenges they faced and the impact of the programme.