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Sporting Schools is Australia’s largest school-based sports participation program to help children foster a lifelong interest in sport. Sporting Schools brings together schools and sports to help get children active in their local communities. It is open to all Australian primary schools and it offers a fun and supportive environment for children and coaches.

Football Federation Australia (FFA) – in partnership with Capital Football and Canberra United – is thrilled to offer children across Australia’s school yards quality football experiences via the Sporting Schools program.

To apply for the program register your school with Sporting Schools today!

Canberra United Education Resource

The Canberra United Education Resource for primary school teachers is now available. The resource consists of eight units of work, all linked with the Australian Curriculum for year 3-6 students across Maths, English, Art and Health and Physical Education. Register for the FREE resource now!

Single School Gala Days

These can be run independently or are a perfect way to cap off a sporting schools program.

Capital Football staff come to your school and run a gala day for your students. Like all our other programs single school gala days are formatted to suit your school and student’s needs. Single School Gala Days promote participation and can include clinics, round robin tournaments, survivor tournaments and fun skill competitions. Gala days are offered throughout the year.

Teacher Ambassador Program

Become a Canberra United Football Teacher Ambassador. The Teacher Ambassador programs are run by our qualified community coaching staff. Ambassador programs upskill teachers to obtain an ALDI MiniRoos Certificate. Hours count towards your professional development and the program is completely free. These programs can run alongside single school gala days while students are participating in games, meaning teachers do not need to take time out of their day to be involved, or work outside of class hours.

ALDI MiniRoos Certificate

Capital Football Community Coach Educators are available to deliver introductory football coaching courses for high school students. These courses provide students with the knowledge they required to deliver football sessions to children aged 4-9. Courses are free and can be delivered to suit school class timetables.

Contact Information

Ashleigh Sykes Game Development Manager  6189 2215

Phil Booth Coach Development Manager  6189 2217 (coaching courses only)

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