The Danny Ings Disability Sport Project is a fully integrated provision that encompasses 4 key strands, strands that have been specifically designed to engage and empower members of our communities who have a disability. Below are the 4 strands, accompanied by brief descriptions of our offers within those areas. At Burnley FC in the Community, we believe that everybody deserves the opportunity to participate and develop within sport and life. Our ideology is achieved through tailored provision that endeavours to enhance our participants physiologically, psychologically and sociologically

Recreational Sport

  • Disability Sport Centre (U16s / 16+)
  • Adult Development Centre (16+)
  • Further Education Enrichment sessions

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Competitive Sport

Burnley Disability Football Club has been created to give people with a disability, the opportunity to reach their full potential in sport, physical activity and life.

We are pleased to introduce our initial 2 teams that will compete in fixtures / leagues across Burnley and Lancashire;

Squad – Boys – Under 16s
Training: Friday evenings – 8pm-9pm
Location: Prairie Sports Village, Burnley

Squad: Males – Over 16s Squad
Training: Friday evenings – 8pm-9pm
Location: Prairie Sports Village, Burnley

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National Curriculum Physical Education

We have designed a curriculum of study that breaks down the potential barriers standing between young people with disabilities and the successful attainment of National Curriculum Physical Education outcomes.

Our methodology embodies outstanding subject knowledge, fully inclusive delivery and an individualised approach to holistic child development.

At present, we deliver High Quality PE lessons within all 7 Special Educational Need schools in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

Disability Awareness Programme (DAP)

At present, we offer a DAP that sees pupils within mainstream education participate in enlightening sessions that consists of theoretical and practical elements, these elements focus on changing pre-conceived perceptions of disability through establishing a foundation of knowledge surrounding the challenges that people with disabilities may face in sport and wider life. This is supported by pupil engagement within impairment-specific simulation sessions (Blind / Deaf).

If you require any further information or want to get involved please get in touch with Matt Pounder on 01282 704 716 or m.pounder@burnleyfc.com