High Schools invited to be part of FA Game of Our Own programme

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We recently announced that the SSP has joined the national FA Girls Football School Partnership programme. We are excited to share details with you about the Game of Our Own training that has been organised for you during the Autumn Term. As your schools are part of our partnership, access to the programme is completely FREE.
What is Game of Our Own? (GOOO)
Using football as the vehicle, Game of Our Own is a programme to support secondary schools to explore how to engage girls in curriculum PE through an innovative life skills approach. The programme also has a leadership element designed to recruit and support girls to deliver peer led and designed extra-curricular football opportunities to other girls in the school, as well as some really good digital resources and video. To find out more about the programme and the benefits to your school, check out the GOOO programme guide.
In year one of the programme, schools can access the Game of Our Own – Teacher training course. The training is blended approach, with virtual training during the Autumn Term followed by face-to-face training later in the academic year. All sessions are delivered by YST tutors and FA PE team staff.
Each school who attends the training will receive physical resource cards, which link to digital content and on completion of the course teachers also receive an equipment pack including Nike balls, bibs and cones.
How can your school be part of the programme?
If you would like your school to be part of the programme and would like to book for a member(s) of your department to attend the Game of our Own – Teacher training, then please take a look at the training timetable and book a free place using the link provided.

All the GOOO digital resources and videos are available to view and download on www.girlsfootballinschools.org and why not take a quick peek now at this short video commentated by Football Pundit and Lioness Legend Sue Smith.

If you have any questions about the programme, please don’t hesitate to contact Jon Osborne (jon.osborne@cityacademynorwich.org)

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