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Schemes & Programmes

Our key areas of delivery, in close coordination with the Premier League, are provided in education, employment, sports participation and community cohesion.

Premier League and BT Disability

Funded by the Premier League and BT, Leicester City Community Trust’s Disability programme aims to provide meaningful opportunities and experiences for young people and adults across the city and county to improve their quality of life through sport and physical activity.

The programme provides a range of multisport activities within schools, colleges, day services, charities and community settings for children as young as one years old to adults in their nineties. The programme has also started to provides leadership and volunteering opportunities offering the opportunity for young people, of all abilities, to gain qualifications and work related experience.

For more information, please contact Sarah Alexander - Disability Coordinator on

Premier League Primary Stars

Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and Leicester City Football Club to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills. Available to primary schools across Leicester the programme delivers both curriculum and extra-curricular activities that aim to positively engage and raise young aspirations of girls and boys aged 5 to 11 years in the classroom, playground and on the sports field.

Teaching resources are developed in partnership with nationally recognised organisations including the National Space Centre and National Literacy Trust cover a range of key subjects.

The programme aims to:

- Develop physical literacy
- Promote lifelong participation in sport
- Support children to reach their full potential
- Provide opportunities for competitive sport
- Offer Continual Professional Development for class teachers

For further information, please contact Emma Lowry on

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Premier League Enterprise

Premier League Enterprise provides unique, high-quality enterprise education in local secondary schools and has had a positive impact on young people, particularly in increasing confidence, aspirations, attendance and motivation at school.

Leicester City Community Trust have a positive track record in delivering the programme and have recently delivered the ‘Premier League Enterprise Challenge’ with Soar Valley College representing Leicester City Football Club at the regional finals held at the King Power Stadium.

The programme aims to:

- Inspire young people to positively engage in education
- Develop important life skills
- Raise awareness of the world of work

Contact for further information.

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Premier League Works

Premier League Works is designed for young people aged 16 to 25 years who are furthest away from the job market - not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The 12-week programme provides young people the opportunity to gain a formal qualification in Sports Leadership alongside taking part in various ‘Employability Workshops’ to help build relevant skills and develop self-confidence.

Leicester City Community Trust utilises links with external delivery partners provide bespoke and specialised workshops to enhance young people’s skills set to prepare them for the workplace and wider. Each aspect of the programme is designed and delivered to aid young people to plan and prepare a thoughtful progression route into employment, education or training.

For more information, please contact Amelia Paynter - PL Works Officer on

Premier League Kicks

Premier League Kicks is one of the Premier League's most popular and longest running community programmes. The programme is free to access and engages young people in weekly positive activities including drop-in football sessions, multisport activity, awareness raising workshops, and volunteering.

Leicester City Community Trust began delivering Kicks in October 2014 and deliverers in community settings across the city. Moving forward the programme aims to build relationships with current and additional partners and increase opportunities for underrepresented groups and individuals in local communities including young people from a range of backgrounds, and refugee and asylum seekers.

For more information, please contact Ish Latif - Kicks Officer on

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Garry Parker & Steve Claridge

Premier League Girls

Premier League Girls provides girls 11 years and above the opportunity to participate in weekly football activity in a style to suit individual and group needs. Weekly activity may include structured football development sessions, small sided games, fitness focussed sessions through ‘soccercise’, and informative workshops delivered by experienced female coaching staff.

The programme also looks to sign post girls to local grassroots clubs, provides competitive games at local and national competitive events, take up ‘young leader’ roles within sessions delivered at secondary schools, and attend female football events.

For more information, please contact Nicola Mellor - Women and Girls Football Coordinator on

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Leicester City Girls’ Regional Talent Club

Leicester City Girls’ Regional Talent Club is a tier 1 programme that offers opportunities for young females from under 10 years through to 16 years.

Forming part of the FA Talent ID Pathway, the programme identifies talented female players and places them in a technical programme designed to produce football excellence in conjunction with personal development - based around the FA’s Long-Term Player Development (Four-Corner) Model, which includes technical, psychological, physical and social development. The programme seeks to challenge each individual player in a supportive and stimulating environment to achieve her full potential, with the ultimate aim of producing players to continue to play at the highest level of opportunity.

For more information, please contact Jo Sjoberg - Club Manager on


Leicester City Community Trust works closely with local partners to utilize the brand of Leicester City Football Club to engage older members of the community to improve their health and wellbeing through their interest in sport.

EuroFit: The goal of EuroFIT is to harness the ‘love of the game’ to engage football fans in health-promoting lifestyle changes through their loyalty and attachment to LCFC. The 12-week programme engages men through their connection with football to make sustainable improvements in their diet, activity, and physical fitness.

Football Memories: Designed for older Leicester City fans and consisting of monthly coffee morning type events, the programme takes place at the King Power Stadium and aims to tackle dementia, depression and loneliness through Sporting Memories. Expertise is provided by Club Historian, John Hutchinson and supported by ex-professional players.

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For more information, please contact Matt Bray - Community Manager on

Looked After Children

Leicester City Community Trust works with key partners to positively engage those young people currently living in care. The Looked After Children programme is currently funded by the Premier League Professional Footballers’ Association and delivered by experienced youth workers and football coaching staff.

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The programme aims to:

- Improve self-esteem and confidence
- Increase educational attainment (Key Stage 2 to 5)
- Improve independence, employability and life skills (16 to 18 years)
- Provide mentoring, support and signposting
- Foster a sense of belonging through regular participation in football and social activity

For more information, please contact CJ Bishop - Enrichment Officer on

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