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Talk To Us!

9th Feb 2022

Dear Parents, Carers and Players,

You will hopefully have noticed our new player welfare communication boards located in the Parents Lounge and Education Block.

We want to use these spaces to share our key messages to you relating to player care and safeguarding.

Next to each board there is a Talk To Us post box, we would really encourage you to use this as a method of sharing feedback, concerns, worries or indeed good news or praise!

Our Academy Operations Manager and Desi...

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Supporting Safer Internet Day 2022 Tips for Parents and Carers

3rd Feb 2022

Dear Parents and Carers,

Safer Internet Day 2022 - Tuesday 8 February

Safer Internet Day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Its aim is to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically, and creatively. This year the campaign theme is ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’.


Have a look at the tips and links ...

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Christmas Message

22nd Dec 2021

Christmas Message from Academy Director, Paul Williams

To our incredible players,

What a year! As 2021 draws to a close, on behalf of all the staff at BCFC Academy I would like to thank you all for the commitment, hard work, determination and resilience you have demonstrated as we continue to navigate a way to live, work and play through a pandemic. I cannot promise that the New Year will be any less complex, but I am confident that together, we will rise to that challenge.

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FAO: Academy Parents URGENT (EVENT CANCELLED)

29th Nov 2021

This event has been CANCELLED due to covid safety reasons.

Dear Parents,

As discussed at the beginning of the season, the Academy will be providing parent workshops for the various safeguarding topics that we are training staff on and educating players about.

Our next topic is CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation), and we have arranged for the Safeguarding in Sport Lead from the NWG Exploitation Response Unit to deliver workshops to parents.

The first sessions will take place thi...

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Parents Workshop - How To Help, Not Hinder

15th Nov 2021

Dear Parents,

Solutionsmindset (Steve Sallis) is delivering two online webinars at no cost to participants through the LFE.

Steve Sallis provides people with mental conditioning support, alongside delivering leadership and behaviour change masterclasses.

You are invited to join ‘Parenting Performance: How To Help, Not Hinder’ webinar on Monday 6th December at 6.00pm

You can register for the webinar here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIldempqT8uH9ds_VV9u2a5dxXXT...

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Behaviour Policy

8th Nov 2021

The Academy are launching a new Behaviour Policy for players. You can download a copy of the policy on the Safeguarding & Player Care department page on this site. The policy will come into effect as of Tuesday 9th November.

This is an entirely new document, so can I please ask you to take 10 minutes to have a careful look through.

Whilst most of our players always do the right thing and are a credit to the Club, it is imperative that we are clear in our expectations, so that paren...

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Academy Highlights of the Month | August 2021

12th Oct 2021

Hi All,

Please click here to view the ‘Academy Highlights of the Month’ for Augist 2021.

If you ever have any suggestions for the Academy Highlights of the Month newsletter then please do not hesitate to email our Academy Operations Coordinator, Alastair Chaplin, on Alastair.Chaplin@bcfc.com.

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy

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Academy Highlights of the Month | September 2021

12th Oct 2021

Hi All,

Please click here to view the ‘Academy Highlights of the Month’ for September 2021.

If you ever have any suggestions for the Academy Highlights of the Month newsletter then please do not hesitate to email our Academy Operations Coordinator, Alastair Chaplin, on Alastair.Chaplin@bcfc.com.

Many thanks,

BCFC Academy

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SPCC Online Safety Workshop

8th Oct 2021

Following the 2 online workshops held last month by the NSPCC, please find attached some information that may be useful that was discussed during these sessions. There is a fact sheet and a list of resources where advice and further information can be found. Should you have any questions, please contact the player safety team at the academy.

Please use these links below:

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NSPCC CPSUs Parents in Sport Week

4th Oct 2021

Dear Parents,

The Club are pleased to be supporting the NSPCC Parents in Sport Week. This year’s campaign focuses on giving parents the information and tools they need to play an active part in safeguarding in sport.

Please keep an eye on our websites and social media accounts throughout the week for tips, videos and learning opportunities.

We would like to kick start the week with inviting you to take part in a new free e-learning course for parents, created by the NSPCC’s Chi...

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