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SCHOOLS

Wigan Athletic Community Trust works with hundreds of young people in schools each week.

Through the Premier League Primary Stars project it is able to provide schools with the chance to receive up to 70 hours of free PE coaching, After School Sports Clubs in over 10 different sports, termly football competitions and support for pupils with their literacy and numeracy.

As well as improving the health and well-being of pupils, the programme also works with school teachers to increase their confidence in delivering PE through mentoring provided by the Community Trust’s team of expert coaches.

Be-spoke sports coaching packages are also available to primary schools with the Community Trust able to support the delivery of all areas of the national curriculum.

Please click here to view the Community Trust's Primary Stars video.

In secondary schools, the Community Trust looks to raise the aspirations of students through its Latics Enterprise Academy which, in partnership with the Premier League and Sport Relief, teaches young people how a professional football club operates to inspire them to become interested in business.

Please click here to view the Community Trust's Premier League Enterprise video. 

The Community Trust can also offer secondary schools a range of be-spoke alternative education activities based in school or at the facilities at the Montrose Skills Hub with qualifications available in both business and sport.

For more information about Wigan Athletic Community Trust works in schools please contact Schools Services Manager Gareth Nolan on 01942 318090 or email g.nolan@wiganathletic.com.