Date(s) - 24/01/2022
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sportspark (3G 7 a side)
University of East Anglia
This is the third (of three) match days in the SSP Yr 5-6 Football Development League. All matches will be played on the outdoor all weather (3G) 7 a side pitches at the Sportspark.
SSP Member Schools are invited to enter mixed squads of up to 10 boys/girls (teams of 7) from Year 5-6 to take part in the development league. There is no minimum number of boys/girls that must be in a squad/team.
Teams will be split into three divisions based on ability, with Division One being pupils of a high ability and Division Three being pupils of a lower ability.
Schools are invited to select which Division they would like to take part in when entering. The SSP staff will have the final say on which division teams will be in to ensure there are equal numbers in each division.
Who is the event open to?
The event is open to SSP member schools.
This is a Develop themed event which aims to provide more young people the opportunity to represent their school in competitive football matches against pupils from other schools within the SSP.
To develop different sport specific skills.
All matches will be held outdoors so players should be encouraged to bring suitable clothing to keep them warm/dry in between matches.
Matches will be played on 3G artificial pitches so players should wear football trainers or boots with moulded studs. Football boots with metal studs or blades are not allowed on this surface. It is also recommended that all players wear shin pads at all time
Parents are invited to come along and spectate during league matches. PLEASE NOTE – There is a 60p entrance fee to the Sportspark for spectators.
Schools are required to provide their own transport to this event.
Photo and video consent
We aim to use photos and videos to promote our events using a variety of media including on the internet, social media, newspapers and newsletters. It is the responsibility of the participating school to ensure that they have asked parents/guardian for permission for photos and videos of all participants to be taken by SSP staff or official event photographers.
To view our full Photo and Video Consent Policy please follow link.
A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools approximately 2 weeks prior to the event.
Schools are reminded of the following safeguarding responsibilities at SSP events.
How to enter
To enter a team into the league, click on the first match day (Tuesday 19th October), complete the booking form and press “submit”.
The deadline for entering the league is Tuesday 12th October
If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils please email email@example.com.