Search begins for Premier League Writing Stars

Primary school children can show their creative writing skills in a new poetry competition run by the Premier League, with the winners seeing their works published in a book. Premier League Writing Stars is open to all primary schools in England and Wales and aims to get pupils writing poetry in different creative forms, whether it […]

Kyle Mussell: Taking his chances

Life started as an uphill struggle for Kyle Mussell, 20, at a young age he was diagnosed with ADHD and on the Autistic Spectrum, something that affected not only him, but also those around him. “Schooling was absolutely horrific for Kyle,” his mother Elizabeth recalls. “If he had a good day at school, he would […]

A Game of Two Halves is back!

Our live audience gameshow – A Game of Two Halves – is back, and tickets are now on sale! The event will take place at St Mary’s Stadium on Wednesday 22nd November, with Kelvin Davis and Kenzie Benali returning to present the show, which proved extremely popular when it was held for the first time, earlier […]

Sean Daly: A Chance to Connect

Working with young people who struggle to engage with the mainstream school system is one of many forms of support Saints Foundation provides in and around the local community. Sean Daly, 13, is one such example of a young, energetic teenager who was struggling to make the most of his school experience, and as such […]

Primary Stars up and running for second year

Saints Foundation are delighted to be returning to 16 core Primary Schools around Southampton this academic year, where we will be delivering the Premier League’s Primary Stars programme. The Primary Stars programme uses the appeal of the the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life […]

Big Bike Challenge is back

Big Bike Challenge is back for 2018, and it just got bigger!  The event will see riders cycling from Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium to Southampton FC for the last home game of the season, eclipsing the 196 mile journey from Stoke to St Mary’s that the riders completed back in May. A range of distance options […]

Aaron Murrey: Making the most of it

In November 2016, Saints Foundation took on five Funded Projects Apprentices to help contribute to the ever-increasing work we do in our local community. Aaron Murrey, 21, found his way onto the apprenticeship programme after trying his hand at various different job roles. “Before this apprenticeship I had a few different jobs,” he reflects. “I’d […]