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School Programmes 

England Football's Online PE CPD for Teachers course is designed to increase confidence in the delivery of engaging, inclusive, high-quality Physical Education lessons through the invasion game of football.

 The online modules will offer some practical examples of implementing a progressive and holistic PE curriculum alongside some hints and tips on delivering High-Quality Teaching and Learning in PE lessons. This will be done through a variety of media, including expert knowledge from the England Football Learning PE Team as well as links to articles, videos, and resources.

It is delivered entirely online and can be completed at your own pace, in your own time.


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England Football Learning

Empowering the future of women and girls’ football

We are using football as the tool in secondary schools across England. Our aim is to develop and teach key life skills and demonstrate how they are transferrable outside of school in everyday life.

This is where the programmes extra-curricular elements really shine a light on all the opportunities available to girls to get involved with football. From coaches to marketeers – they run, organise, and deliver sessions for their classmates, not only introducing more girls to football, but also developing themselves for the future.


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 Game On

Barclays provides a space for teachers and school staff to access free exclusive digital resources, CPD and much more to give girls equal access to football in schools. Any school in England can register and sign into the website. 

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Barclays Girl football school partnership

Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to be active and develop important life skills.

Available entirely free to every primary school in England and Wales, it inspires girls and boys aged 5-11 in the classroom, the playground and on the sports field.

Designed by teachers for teachers, the curriculum-linked teaching resources support English, Maths, PSHE and PE, with flexible activity ideas, worksheets, lesson plans, assemblies and exclusive videos. 


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Premier League Primary Stars

Girls aged 5-11 can now unlock their imaginations with the magic of Disney inspired Shooting Stars at school!

 Designed to be delivered at breakfast club, lunchtime or even after school, girls can unlock their inner superheroes and get lost in the magic of Disney storytelling all whilst getting physically active, developing fundamental movement, speaking, and listening skills.

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Disney inspired shooting stars

National Competitions are at the very heart of what the ESFA has to offer, in creating thousands of opportunities for children to play grassroots football at a National level. Each season culminates with a period of National Finals, in which finalists travel to various prestigious football stadia across England to compete to be crowned champion of England in their respective competitions. 

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Barclays Game On - GO Lead provides training to girls in Key Stage 3 to design, create and deliver football opportunities for their peers. Girls' football activators can follow one of two leadership pathways; marketing or delivery.  As a group of activators they will be tasked with delivering an extra-curricular opportunity for their peers to experience and enjoy football. 


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GO Lead

Whistlers by England Football is a programme for girls aged 11-14 which introduces them to the core skills of officiating and helps grow their confidence more broadly within a leadership role. Girls will be provided with a basic knowledge of the laws of the game, develop communication skills and confidence to allow girls to support the delivery of festivals and competitions on completion of the programme.

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