Biggest Ever Football Session
4 Mar 2022
On Wednesday 9th March 2022, England Football supported by Barclays are aiming to put on the biggest EVER football session for girls in school. Ardingly College in partnership with Mid Sussex Active are delighted to be hosting the event for the region and it is just one of a series of events to celebrate International Women’s Day.
We will be welcoming over 200 young girls from 22 local schools. They will join together in one massive training session led by football coaches from Ardingly College. It will be a fun, high energy footballing extravaganza.
By 2024, The FA’s and Barclays ambition is for girls to have the same football opportunities as boys in schools and clubs. #LetGirlsPlay is a campaign to drive influence and change perceptions, showing that football can and should be played by girls.
“I am thrilled we have had so much interest in this event. Girls Football is a huge part of the sports programme here at Ardingly College and we can’t wait to host an exciting, fun morning that will involve skills training and match play. The girls will be encouraged to continue kicking a ball when they leave with some drills to do at home. Ardingly Sports Department run a number of programmes for the local community. One of them is our weekly free football and hockey ‘sporting stars’ club and we invite boys and girls in years 6 and under to come along. For further information visit https://www.ardingly.com/sporting-stars/”.