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Premier League Primary Stars

Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and Reading Football Club to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills.

Reading FC Community Trust are running this programme which all primary schools in Berkshire are able to access in a variety of ways. The Programme aims to deliver PE and sport, English, Maths and PSHE. With the use of professional staff from the trust to work alongside teachers to deliver educational sessions.

As well as club support, schools can also get resources through the online platform ( to help improve comfidence and skills in deliver all subjects.

How schools get involved...

For schools to get involved contact Liam Thorne by calling 0118 968 2151 or emailing to either book the school in or to arrange a meeting to discuss in more detail what we offer. Schools will all receive a leaflet explaining what we do and what the offer is with contact details attached.

Benefits of joining...

  • Mentoring for teachers in PE (all sports covered)
  • Support and advice from the Reading FC Community coaches
  • Developing local teachers skills in sports coaching
  • Working to improve confidence and skills in PE
  • CPD courses available for staff to come to Reading FC
  • Fun, enjoyable sessions with lots of learning taking place
  • Reading FC Community staff used as role models within your school

In the first year the Reading FC Community Trust mentored 23 teachers through the programme. This year we would like to mentor up to 40 teachers through the programme and are always on the lookout for more teachers and schools to get involved.

The schools have all said that the benefits for the children participating and the staff involved have been high and that the response from staff is that they feel they are learning ways to input their knowledge better into the sessions they deliver throughout the week.

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