What we've been up to:

We've had an exciting Autumn term at FBB, with a lot of enrichment opportunities for our young people. Our Annual Showcase Football For All was attended by a record 400 people and was massively oversubscribed. As well as interviewing Premier League footballer Ryan Bertrand and former Fulham Manager Slavisa Jokanovic, it was an opportunity for us to share our impact and for our young people to share their experiences.

This event also kick-started a body of work we have launched on intergenerational relationships. In our school's programme, this term as focussed on ideas of gender, with the boys looking at masculinity and the girl's female empowerment. Outside of the classroom, we held several workshops over half term in partnership with Nike to launch their new AF1 Utility trainer.

These workshops gave our young people the opportunity to learn new skills in photography, journalism, design and fashion. We have attended a number of football matches as reward visits for our young people, for example, England vs Croatia in the Nations League, Spurs vs Chelsea in the Premier League and Chelsea vs Leyton Orient in the Women's Super League. Last weekend a group of our young people from different schools played in the Woodrow House Cup and reached the final - an even more impressive achievement as they were a group from a number of different schools but worked as a team and bonded immediately. 

Here's the latest video on our intergeneration work: