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9 November 2023

Town goalkeeper Chris Maxwell visits Fairfield School during EFL Week of Action

- Chris Maxwell visits Fairfield School
- Maxwell becomes Terriers Together Ambassador
- EFL Week of Action 2023

Huddersfield Town Terriers Together Ambassador Chris Maxwell visited Fairfield School this week, experiencing first hand the amazing work they do within the local community!

Based in Batley, the school motto is ‘Embracing Uniqueness’ as they look to provide a safe and inspirational place for young people with learning difficulties and disabilities a place to learn and grow as they progress through their education.

With specialised equipment, dedicated staff and a brilliant local reputation, goalkeeper Chris Maxwell visited to spend some time with the students, learning about the school and even facing some penalties in their sports hall!

After his visit, Chris Maxwell commented:

“It’s amazing to visit a school like this and see the amazing space they’ve created for the pupils to learn and enjoy their day with their classmates and teachers.

“Giving time back to our local community is something I really enjoy and find rewarding, and that’s part of the reason why I wanted to become a Terriers Together Ambassador.

“The work the Club of off the field in EDI is really important to me, and I’m happy to help in any way I can, especially when you get the opportunity to visit brilliant places such as Fairfield.”

On their website, Fairfield School Headteacher John Page says:

“Our dedicated team of staff consistently provide quality provision and learning experiences for our students which is both appropriate and personalised in meeting a wide range of complex needs for students from 4 to 19 years old.

“The students remain at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy, safe and confident and that the opportunities we offer are matched to their needs for the present and for the future.”

Supporters can find out more about Fairfield School by CLICKING HERE, and read more about the EFL’s Week of Action by CLICKING HERE!

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