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FBB Schools

Our FBB Schools programme is built around our literacy curriculum which puts a young person’s passion for football at the heart of their education.

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FBB Warriors

Our FBB Women’s Football programme offers free-of-charge football training sessions to get more women playing football.

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Our youth-led football media platform produces fresh and engaging videos, and teaches our young people about media production.

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Our supporters allow us to deliver reward visits and end of season tours that are vital to the impact of our FBB Schools programme.

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Number of participants on our FBB Schools programme in 2016/2017 school year
Total hours of literacy tuition provided to each FBB Schools participants
Total number of views of FBB TV videos in 2015
Signed FBB's Living Wage Football petition

What we do

We are an education charity which uses the power of football to inspire young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to achieve their goals and make their voices heard. We do this by putting a young person’s passion for football at the heart of their educational experience.

Our football themed, project based FBB Curriculum develops literacy, problem-solving skills and creativity through the prism of football. So, for example, students learn to use a range of adjective and adapt their language to different contexts and tones through creating engaging and effective football commentary. Our curriculum offers interactive, digital exercises which makes use of cameras, social media, analytics and live streaming in partnership with our FBB TV production arm.

Our FBB Coaching Manual exists to create transferable skills which participants can use in their wider life. It uses football to develop the soft skills of resilience, team work, focus and taking action.

Our mission:

To use football to create a more equal and inclusive society in which young people from low income backgrounds have the opportunity to develop the skills, attitude and character to succeed in education, work and public life.

Our vision:

For all young people regardless of their background to feel valued, confident and empowered to become active citizens and achieve their goals and for society to provide the opportunities for them to do so.

For Football Beyond Borders to be one of the leading youth organisations in the UK and a world leader in using football to inspire young people from disadvantaged background to achieve their goals.

Support our work

We do not charge participants for our programmes. Therefore, we depend on the help of our supporters to keep delivering our programmes. Your support allows us to inspire young people to achieve their goals.Please go to the Donate section of the website to find out how you can help us to inspire young people to achieve their goals.

“All that I know most surely about morality and obligations, I owe to football”

Albert Camus – Philosopher, Author, Goalkeeper