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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). 


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.


BOOKING INFORMATION

Primary School Football Programs are delivered by Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League Clubs.

Registered School Contacts can login to their Sporting Schools account to access the Booking System and view all the Football packages available in more detail. You can also visit the Sporting Schools help centre for further information. 

For more information please see below Football contacts:


FOOTBALL FEVER RESOURCES


Football Resource

The Football Fever Teacher Resource is designed for students in Grades 3 – 6, and linked to 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 to use the Football Fever Resource here.


EQUIPMENT

MiniRoos ball

MiniRoos goals

Every school has the option to purchase an ALDI MiniRoos equipment pack at a cost of $100. This pack consists of:

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

Please contact your Hyundai A-League or Westfield W-League Club delivering your program to order an equipment pack. 


Can Teachers Deliver?

Yes, teachers can deliver Primary School Football (ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off) and Secondary School Football programs in Sporting Schools by meeting the below requirements:

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/Westfield W League Club.