Manchester United Foundation
The Manchester United Foundation's objective is to take Manchester United to the heart of the community and develop young people to achieve their potential. No project has gone further in achieving this than their Partner Schools Programme. As part of this programme the Foundation has full time Community Development Officers in targeted areas to help build relationships with the local community.
the Partnership with Manchester enterprise academy
In partnership with staff at Manchester Enterprise Academy, the Foundation delivers programmes that include:
- Curriculum-based sessions which aim to develop both physical and life skills
- Extra-curricular sessions
- Football coaching
- Leadership sessions
- Individual mentoring sessions
- Transition of pupils from local primary schools
The focus of the partnership with Manchester Enterprise Academy is to deliver leadership & mentoring programmes to identified students as well as provide enrichment opportunities for students. Over a period of time this helps students strive to achieve their potential and improve self-confidence and soft skills - all of which helps the students work towards their 'Fantastic Future' in the MEA way.