Premier League Primary Stars Football Tournament

Your school could be representing Huddersfield Town in the 2018/2019 Premier League Primary Stars Tournament.

  • Under 11 Mixed (all boys or mixed boys’ and girls’ team)
  • Under 11 girls

The competition is open to all schools within Kirklees and the surrounding areas.

Heats will take place on 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd January 2019 with the winners of each heat being invited back to compete in a winner’s tournament (date TBC). The overall winning team in each category will go on to represent Huddersfield Town in the Premier League Primary Stars National Finals which are to be held at Molineux, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

To get your school involved please get in touch via the contact page.

Premier League Writing Stars Poetry Competition

  • Key Stage One and Two Poetry Writing Competition.
  • Theme is Diversity and recognising difference
  • Supported by the National Literacy Trust.

The Huddersfield Town Foundation can deliver an assembly to launch the competition in your school, with an appearance from Terry the Terrier the Huddersfield Town Mascot! The aim is to engage children in writing poetry, encouraging them to be creative and showing that poetry can be fun!

Class teachers can then deliver the main lesson as part of one of their Literacy lessons. The planning and resources including templates and examples are provided via the Primary Stars website; www.plprimarystars.com
All entries must be submitted by the 21st December 2018.

Poems can be up to 150 words long and can be any type of poems including: Acrostic, Sonnets, Limericks and even raps!

There are two competitions:

National Premier League competition

(Prizes include: National Winner Author visit to school to lead a poetry workshop, Premier League Trophy visit, Feature in paperback book (with illustrations), Framed version of poem, Kit and equipment scheme allocation)

Huddersfield Town Foundation competition.

(Prizes include; A school visit from a First Team player, appearance in the matchday programme, a signed Huddersfield Town shirt presented by the player and a player will read the winning poem aloud)

How to get involved:

  • Sign up online at plprimarystars.com
  • Select “competitions” and download the resources from the website
  • Contact the Town Foundation’s Primary Stars Coordinator on adam.davies@htafcfoundation.com to state your intention to enter the competition and book in a launch assembly.
  • Once the competition has been launched, deliver the lesson and submit your entries both on the Primary Stars website and to the Town Foundation.
  • Keep the Foundation up to date on your progress, how many children are submitting and how well the project is going.

Good Luck!

Big Chant 2019

Big chant 2018 saw 2300 children learn the chants from the Stadium and come up with their own new ideas. Our partners Musica Kirklees provide the lessons to your KS2 pupils and guide them through the art of composition and song writing. Our overall winners last year were Hepworth Infant and Juniors with their chant for Town Striker, Steve Mounie.

We expect our 2019 competition to be even bigger and better – to get your school involved please contact thebigchant@musicakirklees.org

Prizes include:

  • A school visit from a First Team player and Club Mascot Terry the Terrier
  • A signed football
  • A Performance of your chant from Terrier Brass
  • The chant printed in a match day programme and on the fan clappers
  • Tickets to attend a Premier League game
  • The opportunity to perform your chant on the pitch at half time in front of a crowd of up to 24,000.

CLICK HERE to download The Big Chant 2019 certificate!

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