Well schooled in soccer skills.A school has been praised for its footballing education.
Marine Park First School, in Whitley Bay Whitley Bay, town (1991 pop. 36,040), North Tyneside metropolitan district, NE England, on the North Sea. Formerly the urban district of Whitley and Monkseaton, Whitley Bay was chartered as a municipal borough in 1954. , has been awarded the Football Association's charter standard status for football.
It's the 100th school to achieve the standard within the Northumberland Football Association The Northumberland Football Association was founded in 1883, having broken away from the joint Durham and Northumberland Football Association founded the previous year.
The archive of the Association is held at Tyne and Wear Archives Service area over the past three years.
The council's sports club A sports club, athletics club or sports association is an eclectic institution oriented to multiple sports, which fields many teams and has varied sports departments in several sports, working under the same umbrella organization. development officer, Tom Soulsby, has worked with the FA to help as many schools as possible achieve the status.
The charter scheme rewards schools for their good practice and highlights the range of footballing activities they provide, from out of school learning to links with local clubs.
Chris Harrison, PE co-ordinator at Marine Park First School, said: "It's rewarding to receive recognition for good practice that improves the playing experience for everyone.
"We're committed to raising standards and welcome the support the FA charter standards offers."