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Essentials for Schools

Football Federation Australia (FFA) offers two programs for Sporting Schools including ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off for primary schools and FFA Secondary School Football for secondary schools.

PRIMARY SCHOOL PROGRAM

ALDI Mini RoosThe ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off program introduces boys and girls aged 5 – 12 to the fundamental skills of football across a range of fun and engaging game-based activities. 

Program sessions use principles of the ‘Play For Life’ philosophy and align with Personal Development, Health and Physical Education syllabus, ensuring curriculum outcomes are met. 

ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off programs programs can be tailored to suit the needs of each school. Programs can range from 4 - 12 sessions and can run from anywhere between 30 - 60 minutes. The programs are inclusive and available to students of all abilities. Sessions can also be delivered indoors by qualified Futsal coaches on request (WA, NSW and QLD only). 

BOOKING INFORMATION

When selecting your package on the Sporting Schools booking system, you will need to select a package linked with your closest provider. See list below:

Registered school contacts can login to their Sporting Schools account to access the booking system and view all the packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools help centre for further information. 

EQUIPMENT AND RESOURCES

Equipment

Every school has the option to purchase an ALDI MiniRoos equipment pack (at a cost of $100) consisting of:

  • 5 x size 4 balls
  • 1 x set of pop-up goals (2 goals)

Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League Education Resource  

A-League and W-League logosThese teacher resources are designed for students in grades 3 - 6 and are mapped against the English, Mathematics, Art and HPE Learning Areas of the Australian Education Curriculum.

Each unit is themed with football and is designed to innovatively assist teachers to meet the cross-curricula priority with Asia, providing primary school children the opportunity to learn more about Australia’s relationship with Asia and football.

The resource is a legacy item of the AFC 2015 Asian Cup and has been developed with input from leading educators around the country. Teachers can register their interest to access the resource.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PROGRAM

FFA Secondary School Football is a program designed for secondary school students in years 7 and 8 to further develop their fundamental movement skills in a team environment. The program is delivered in an inclusive and engaging manner which targets all skill levels and encourages a positive view towards an active and healthy lifestyle.

For more information on this program visit the contacts page and contact your local club to find out more.

Can Teachers Deliver?

Yes, teachers can deliver ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off and FFA Secondary Schools Football in Sporting Schools by meeting the requirements below.
Football Federation Australia

FOOTBALL:

You will need to:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
And meet the following requirements:
  • Endorsed by Hyundai A-League/Westfield W-League Club


Contact

Visit the contacts page for the relevant state based A-League club or state body.