We are a social enterprise that uses rugby as a positive tool for change, working with young people in state schools in the London boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark & Lewisham. Using rugby to develop character, resilience and confidence as well as promoting health, wellbeing and positive nutritional choices, we support young people, creating an environment that offers them an opportunity to improve their attitude, attainment and attendance at school, so that they can be the best that they can be.
We work closely with local community rugby clubs to provide pathways for further rugby development, linking clubs, schools and colleges to the local community to forge links that strengthen connections and foster community cohesion. Where appropriate we also provide additional support to disadvantaged children to maintain the inclusive nature of our building character through rugby programme.
WHAT WE DO
Our building character through rugby programme supports children of all ages and we deliver sessions in pre-schools, primary schools, secondary schools and colleges.
The programme includes breakfast, lunchtime and after school clubs as well as core PE curriculum sessions where we introduce young people to the game of rugby and its ethos focussing on England Rugby’s core values:
teamwork | respect | enjoyment | discipline | sportsmanship
We focus on whole child development that delivers in addition to core rugby skills a focus on improving the three As:
Attitude | Attainment | Attendance
In addition, we offer personal development for teachers, facilitating their qualification as rugby coaches, offering them the opportunity to confidently deliver rugby sessions themselves at school.
We also offer the young people in our programme England Rugby Young Rugby Leader courses and the England Rugby Young Rugby Ambassador programme. These courses develop student’s real life skills including leadership, teamwork, decision making, communication, resilience, confidence and organisation and complement the rugby sessions that reinforce these qualities.
We are committed to connecting schools, colleges, local rugby clubs and the wider community to support real improvements in community cohesion, using rugby as a positive catalyst for change.
HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE
As a social enterprise, we are always looking for funding support to allow us to deliver our programme. If you are interested in supporting our work please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will be helping to give young people an opportunity to be the best that they can be. Alternatively, if you click on the easyfundraising logo below you can support us at no cost to yourself.
Please bookmark our website and return regularly. We will be developing fundraising opportunities, including some new ways to support our aims and objectives. We believe that rugby can build character, please help us make a difference?
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Our building character through rugby programme is extremely flexible and can be developed in partnership with your school to ensure that you get the combination of rugby delivery, mentoring and character development that you require. Please click on the image below that best reflects the age group of your students for more information.