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Weekly round up of the #BeeatHome campaign

A look at some of what Brentford FC Community Sports Trust have been doing in recent days

28 April 2020

Evening Standard highlights the response to the crisis

The Evening Standard interviewed Vice Chairman Donald Kerr, who is also a Brentford FC Community Sports Trust Trustee, about the #BeeatHome campaign and how we are responding to the crisis. Read the full interview here.

Dominic Thompson launches the Primary Stars resource page online

Online registration for exciting Maths and Literacy resources are now open. Available for primary school pupils, the resources complement parents home-schooling and have now been rolled out nationally by the Premier League. Register here.

Calling all young people – fill in the questionnaire

With a fantastic track record of working with young people, the Trust want to support children and young people during the crisis. They have developed a short questionnaire to find out what content young people would be interested in. Fill in the questionnaire here. It should only take five minutes!

Former Brentford player Darius Charles mentors students from post-16 education programme

The former Brentford defender offers his pearls of wisdom to budding young footballers on the post-16 education programme last week. Read more here.

New Soccercise and gymnastics exercises available

If you want to try something different from Joe Wicks why not try these Soccercise exercises with a football.

Or try your “hand” at this handstand with the Trust's Gymnastics coach, video here.

Take part in a journalism competition and write a match report for a Brentford game

All young budding journalists are invited to take part in the Trust's annual journalism competition. The project, which is credited with improving pupils’ literacy skills, will ask pupils to write a match report for Brentford’s game against Swansea. Apply here.

Our Easter holiday camp at keyworker school proves memorable for pupils

With the Trust still working in four keyworker schools, we are delivering engaging P.E, Maths and English activities for children of keyworkers. Our “Easter camp”, which ran over the Easter Bank Holiday, proved memorable for a couple of children whose parents work at Charing Cross Hospital.  Here’s what they wrote here.

The Trust launch a 2.6 fundraising campaign

Join the 2.6 Challenge to help UK’s charities. Complete 2.6 miles or km in your local area! Sign up here.

Young people continue to tackle online challenges

Most recently, deaf football coach – Ben Lampert – tasked young deaf people with an “Indoor Basketball” challenge, which you can watch here. There is also another football challenge, which you can take part in here.

For more information about online activity email communications@brentfordfccst.com.


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