Northampton’s top professional sports clubs have spent this academic year joining forces to encourage more children to participate in sport.
The Cobblers, the Saints and the Steelbacks have been collaborating with Barclays Digital Eagles to deliver a schools-based programme that combines three sporting disciplines and digital development into a single project.
Since September, primary schools across Northampton have had the chance to supplement the curriculum with professional football, rugby and cricket coaching as well as computer coding lessons delivered by Barclays Digital Eagles. The programme includes 6 weeks of PE lessons delivered by the professional community coaches at the clubs linked to a digital session with Barclaycard.
Any school within the borough that wants to take part in this exciting new programme should email Lucan Burge at Northampton Town FITC via firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We went along to a session on Monday afternoon at the County Ground to see what it was all about...