Premier League Enterprise uses the business model of football clubs to inspire young people to engage positively in education; to develop important life skills and to raise awareness of the world of work. Enterprise takes place once a week at The Albion Foundation School with activities and lessons also being held at The Hawthorne’s Stadium.

Vision: To inspire young people to engage more positively in education and to equip them to lead successful lives.

Mission: To increase the aspirations and skills of 11- to 18-year-olds in full-time education who are marginalised or who are at risk of not achieving their full potential.

Who is the project for? Pupils in Years 7-9 who meet one or more of the following criteria:

Eligible for Pupil Premium and / or Free School Meals Disability or Special Educational Need English as a Second Language Looked After Child
Low attainment Poor behaviour and / or attitude Poor attendance and / or punctuality Low confidence / self-esteem

What will pupils be learning about? The programme is based around six areas:

The Fan Experience Money Matters What will we sell?
Attracting Customers Managing the Business Aiming for Success

What areas will pupils improve? The project has been designed to link to English, maths and business. Enterprise lessons are designed to help pupils to improve the following key skills:

Communication Confidence Financial Capability Initiative
Organisation Problem Solving Resilience Teamwork

What are the outcomes of the project?

  • Improved confidence and self-esteem
  • Increased aspirations
  • Improved attitude towards learning

How do I find out more? Contact Erin Hicken, Enterprise Coordinator: erin.hicken@albionfoundation.co.uk