Climate Change Fund


 Climate Challenge Fund 2017-2018

Ayr United Football Academy are delighted to announce the launch of a new project Green Community Superheroes funded by the Climate Challenge Fund. Green Community Superheroes will see school uniform and sports equipment recycled back into the local community and educational sessions delivered within primary and nursery schools.
The project has 4 main strands:

Primary Schools

The programme will be delivered to all 41 primary schools, delivering to 2200 Primary 3 and Primary 4 pupils. The sessions will be spilt into football coaching and receiving education on the issue of climate change through a log book. These sessions are starting in August when the schools return.
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Nursery Schools
Nursery Schools will also receive educational sessions, where our coaches will deliver green themed football sessions which will introduce the kids to good practice regarding carbon footprint.
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School Uniform Recycling
Through our delivery within the primary schools we will also be collecting unwanted school uniform to recycle. Uniform collected will be recycled back into the primary schools targeting pupils who come from a deprived background.
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Sports Equipment Recycling
Ayr United Football Academy are looking to collect unwanted sports equipment to recycle back into the local community.