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NOW CLOSED: In or near Bristol, York or Burton upon Trent? Half term FA special MN sessions (for children aged 5-11) - free! Sign up now...

(20 Posts)
AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 07-May-13 13:44:17

You may have seen we have been working with the English Football Association over the last few months to help promote their FA Tesco Skills holiday sessions for children aged 5-11.

You can find out more here

The FA have now arranged three special FREE Mumsnet football coaching sessions at the following locations during May half term

Bristol Tuesday 28 May 10am-12.30pm
Burton upon Trent, Staffs Tuesday 28 May 1.30-4pm
York Wednesday 29 May 1-3pm

We'd love loads of you to go along with your children (max 2 per adult) and try the sessions, learn about what's available in your area and then to:

a) Share your feedback on a thread on Mumsnet
b) Help spread the word about the FA Tesco Skills programme in your local area - this could be by telling a friend about it, posting about it on your Facebook page, encouraging your school to sign up or tweeting about it etc

The FA Tesco Skills programme is held at venues across England - you can find one near you here. All holiday sessions are free, and coaching at weekly Skills Centres only costs £1 or £2 to cover venue hire.

In addition FA Tesco Skills coaches are qualified to work in schools, delivering PE lessons supporting the teacher. These sessions are free to schools and are delivered in line with what the children are already studying in their PE lessons. They currently work with over 1200 schools a year, free of charge for between six and 12 weeks. If you think your school would be interested in this please do click here and pass it on!

The three special Mumsnet sessions above will all feature high quality child-centred coaching with lots of games and fun.

Parking is provided and full details of each venue will be sent to each selected MNer.
On the day your child will need to wear comfortable sports kit and bring a snack and refreshment.
Babes in arms are welcome to come and watch with you.
The sessions are open to all children regardless of ability.

If you'd like to attend please add your details by clicking here and completing this form and we will be in touch with those selected.

As an added incentive everyone who attends one of the three sessions above, adds their feedback and lets us know how they have spread the word will be entered into a prize draw where entered into a prize draw where one lucky MNer will win £150 to spend on England kit in the FA shop.

Thanks and we hope the children (and you) have lots of fun!

BobblyGussets Tue 07-May-13 21:52:59

We are near Bristol and will be free on 28th for footie. DS2 is five, thanks.

Nishky Wed 08-May-13 08:59:54

I am near Burton on Trent and have an 11yo dd and 9yo ds.


AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 08-May-13 11:01:24

Hi - BobblyGussets - please do add your details on the form link thanks

Cool Nichky - do spread the word about the event with any other local MNers you know....or friends etc who may be MNers. Lots of spaces available (they do need to be MNers to add feedback).

AnneEyhtMeyer Sat 11-May-13 17:16:50

I really hope this is on again next year as DD is 4 and football mad. She loves her football skills lessons and B-O-T is just down the road.

oldsilver Sun 12-May-13 20:33:58

I've plonked DS down for the Bristol one as we are here smile

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Sun 12-May-13 20:47:56

thanks to everyone who has put their name down already....please do spread the word among any other local MNers you know of.

LiveItUp Mon 13-May-13 14:39:53

Ooh, I've put down for two of mine. They'd love this, and the coaching approach sounds refreshingly different!

AnneMumsnet - when do we hear if they have a place so I can book the date in the diary???

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 13-May-13 19:20:50

Book it in your diary Liveitup!

LiveItUp Tue 14-May-13 10:14:44

Thanks AnneMumsnet It's in grin

Bogeyface Tue 14-May-13 16:53:57

I live in Burton but the kids are away that week! Sodding typical as they would have loved it! Will share it with my friends though smile

MoodyDidIt Tue 14-May-13 20:31:04

sounds brilliant, prefect for ds, and we are not far from burton

have filled in the form, hope we get chosen ;)

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 14-May-13 20:53:56

Excellent Moody - do pass on the link to other folks you may know who'd be interested.

Bogeyface thanks and sad you can't go!

Bogeyface Tue 14-May-13 21:12:53

Can I go OT and suggest that all of us in or near BoT should organise a meet up?!

MoodyDidIt Wed 15-May-13 08:14:33

yeah i am up for that bogey! and yes annMn i will smile

EricNorthmanIsMyMaker Wed 15-May-13 09:27:31

My kids are too young for the football but up for a B on T meet up.

MoodyDidIt Thu 16-May-13 10:21:34

shall we start another thread on Meet Ups?

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-May-13 08:15:37

Hope all you Bristol and Burton folks have a good time today!

oldsilver Tue 28-May-13 12:07:56

Thanks AnnMumsnet, we are smile Thank goodness it's indoors!

AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 28-May-13 19:11:50

Feedback thread now live here


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