Community Projects

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Sky Try Primary Rugby League: is delivery in a clusters of primary schools in Leigh and the surrounding areas targeting 8-9 year olds (Key Stage 2). Each primary school receives 5 weeks consecutive coaching, followed by a an assembly and/or after schools/stepping stones club.

All Primary teachers in the Sky Try project is offered CPD; along with Community Clubs to help up-skill coaches at Primary Rugby League age groups.

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Pit to Pitch aims to preserve and share first hand stories of the life and times of the town of Leigh’s heritage using the rugby league club as a focal part of the local community over the past 100 years. The project is delivered in schools focusing on specific important era’s to the club and town including 1940’s (World war 2 era), 1970’s (Challenge cup winners era) and today.

The education programme compromises of different elements relating to the eras including cultural activities about the changing times of the Leigh area and the club focusing on industrial and societal changes and finally a performing arts elements that showcases what the children have learnt about the different eras in the form of filmed role plays. Participants also achieve and explore Arts Award through various different arts activities and curiousmindsexploration tasks.

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The ‘Stand up with Westo’ project has been designed by the Trust and Leigh Centurions player Dayne Weston, Dayne is very pro-active in the community and wanted to use his position as a positive role model to help make a lasting impact on the community of Leigh.

standup‘Stand up with Westo’ will raise awareness of issues of identifying and overcoming bullying.

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highschoolpartnershipCenturions High School Partnership:
In 2016 we launched our new Centurions High school Partnership programme with Fred Longworth High School, Atherton Community High School, St Mary’s Catholic High School and Bedford High School all joining up.

Through the partnership schools will have a designated Centurions players as their school ambassador, who will deliver respect assemblies and coaching sessions to the pupils.

 

School Ambassadors:

athertoncommunity Tom Armstrong & Ben Reynolds
bedford  Martin Ridyard, Jonathan Pownall and Paul Anderson
fredlongworth  Micky Higham & Adam Higson
stmarys  Sam Hopkins & Jake Emmitt

 


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For more information on the projects delivered on behalf of Leigh Centurions please visit the website of Leigh Community Trust website.