Yr 3-4 Mixed Football Development League – Match Day #3

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Date(s) - 07/12/2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Sportspark (3G 7 a side)
University of East Anglia


Event Description

This is the third (of three) match days in the SSP Yr 3-4 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 3-4 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 separate divisions based on 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.

The three match days are:

Thursday 19th October 3.30-5pm

Thursday 16th November 3.30-5pm

Thursday 7th December 3.30-5pm

What is the objective of the event?

The event theme for this event is Develop. The event aims to provide more young people the opportunity to represent their school in competitive football matches against pupils from other schools within the SSP.

The intent is “develop confidence and competence“.

For more information about our SSP Event Themes and Intents  CLICK HERE

Which schools is the event open to?

This event is open to pupils from SSP member schools

What clothing/footwear should pupils wear?

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 times.

Can parents spectate?

Spectators are welcome to attend the event.  PLEASE NOTE – The Sportspark charge an entry fee of 70p.

Will transport be provided?

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide transport for this event. 

Photo and video consent

We would like to use photos and videos of the event to celebrate the pupils and schools who have taken part via a variety of media including 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 City Academy Norwich (NSSP) staff or an official event photographer.  

To view our full Photo and Video Consent Policy please follow link. 

Risk Assessment

A risk assessment for the event will be emailed to schools 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 please click on the first match day of the league and complete the below booking form.

Entry deadline

The deadline for entering the league is Monday 2nd October

Support available

If you have any questions about the event or would like some support to help prepare your pupils, please email l.hunter@canorwich.org