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15 December 2014

Pupils from school partner visit Stadium

A group of year six students from Town’s school partner Kirkheaton Primary are attending Huddersfield Town’s Success Centre for booster Mathematics and English sessions in preparation for their SATs exams next year.  

The Success Centre supports children and adults of all ages to achieve success and develop confidence and self-esteem.

In order to develop literacy skills, the Club’s Ambassador Andy Booth gave the pupils a tour of the John Smith’s Stadium to fire the imaginations of the young people to write a persuasive piece on the Club as an ICT PowerPoint presentation.  

The pupils picked up many interesting facts from Andy and described the tour as “awesome!”

Mrs Broadhead, the Teaching Assistant from the school, commented: 

“Most of the young people would not normally have such exciting opportunities and this will really boost their learning.”

Jeanette Palmer, the Huddersfield Town Success Centre tutor, added: 

“I’d like to thank Andy for an interesting and informative tour; this would really develop persuasive writing techniques for the pupils.”

Visits to the Success Centre with Town legend ‘Boothy’ is just one of the benefits of becoming a school partner of Huddersfield Town.

A FREE scheme for education establishments, school partners regularly receive cash back from ticket sales; coaching sessions and player visits.

Town’s School Partnership Facts:

Since 2012 over £14,000 has been returned to schools in cashback as part of the scheme 

More than 4,750 children and their families attended a home game during the 2013/14 season

Club Ambassador and Town legend Andy Booth and HTAFC staff and players made 40 visits to school partners in 2013/14

Rewards given to School Partners last season included half time lap of honour, being official flag wavers as the team’s come out, signed merchandise and match tickets (for pupil rewards or fundraising)

What schools receive:

•         Player appearances throughout the season
•         Official School Partnership plaque
•         Cash back for your school on all match day tickets sold (selected matches)
•         Entry to School Partnership Football competitions
•         One contact point with designated Schools Partnership co-ordinator
•         Football in the Community coaching
•         Entry to educational, non-football competitions such as David Brown Go-Kart Challenge
•         Discounted match day tickets in the Family Area (selected matches)
•         Rewards for the school selling the highest amount of tickets
•         Club Ambassador Assembly 

If you are interested in joining the Huddersfield Town Schools Partnership scheme contact Rachel Taylor on 01484 484 113 or email

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