Banner image

Community Trust Launches PFA Partnership

Bristol City Community Trust celebrated the launch of a newly-formed partnership with the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) through Union Learning Fund at Ashton Gate on Wednesday, 31st August, ahead of the new academic year.

Through the partnership, the Community Trust education cohort will benefit from the financial support and guidance offered from the PFA, while there will be the opportunity for staff to engage in multiple CPD sessions to ensure the highest level of delivery is maintained.

To make the event more memorable, several prestigious guests were in attendance, including Kris Irwin from the PFA, Community Trust Trustee Dave Baker, Nyree Davies and Jason Gunningham, who represented Bridgwater College and Tony Blatchford from Avon and Somerset Constabulary.

Sharing his delight in the partnership, PFA representative Kris Irwin said: “The launch event was an extremely successful event and the three learner centres at Ashton Gate look fantastic.

“It was nice to meet the Trust’s providers, trustees, members of staff, and some of the students who endorsed the great work the Trust execute, not to mention the informative tour of the club.

He added: “Learning and skills are so important in building better lives and as a result stronger communities.

“We at the PFA through our Union Learning Project recognise that Bristol City Community Trust are equal to, and in many cases producing higher results than other mainstream providers, so we are delighted to be supporting the club’s fantastic new facility.

“We thank the Community Trust’s staff that worked hard in creating a stimulating environment that students can only thrive in and we now look forward to working more closely in supporting the students through our own Achievement Through Sport provisions.”

Related News

Stenner Delighted With Trust’s PFA Partnership
Community icon

Stenner Delighted With Trust’s PFA Partnership

Posted: Monday, September 5th 2016 • Community

Latest News

Report: Bristol Bears U18s 22-24 Exeter Chiefs U18s
Rugby icon

Report: Bristol Bears U18s 22-24 Exeter Chiefs U18s

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th 2021 • Rugby

Gloucester Rugby pilot fixture: ticketing process and safety information
Rugby icon

Gloucester Rugby pilot fixture: ticketing process and safety information

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th 2021 • Rugby

Bristol Bears vs Gloucester: ticketing FAQs
Rugby icon

Bristol Bears vs Gloucester: ticketing FAQs

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th 2021 • Rugby

Win a hospitality box at the Gallagher Premiership Final 2021
Rugby icon

Win a hospitality box at the Gallagher Premiership Final 2021

Posted: Tuesday, May 11th 2021 • Rugby