Enrich Education partners with QuidditchUK and the Quidditch Premier League

06th Jun 2018

Enrich Education partners with QuidditchUK and the Quidditch Premier League

 

Enrich Education is delighted to announce that we have partnered with QuidditchUK and the Quidditch Premier League to exclusively provide school youth quidditch sessions, workshops, and deliver a youth coaching curriculum.

The partnership will see Enrich Education expand their delivery of highly popular youth quidditch sessions in schools, now with both QuidditchUK and Quidditch Premier League backing. It will also see youth workshops at individual QuidditchUK and Quidditch Premier League events, providing opportunities for young people and families to attend future Quidditch fixtures.

“Enrich Education is delighted to be teaming up with QuidditchUK and the Quidditch Premier League, as the official education partner for youth quidditch” said Enrich Education Director Matthew Vaudrey. “Quidditch is proving extremely popular with schools. It is a new, fast, physical, fun sport, that engages all pupils. The potential for the growth of youth quidditch across the UK is huge, as there is a clear appetite from young people to access more opportunities to play quidditch. This exciting partnership will provide those opportunities and introduce more children to this amazing game.”

QuidditchUK is the official governing body of quidditch in the United Kingdom and is affiliated with the International Quidditch Association.

“This new partnership with Enrich Education and Quidditch Premier League is an amazing step in the growth of quidditch across the UK” said QuidditchUK President Mel Piper. “It is vital that for the future of the sport we now not only look at the adult game, but the youth side too. Quidditch we know helps bring and keep people from all backgrounds into sport, and early findings with Enrich show this will also be reflected in the youth game. I can’t wait to see this develop, and a big thanks to Enrich for all their support and work already.”

The Quidditch Premier League (QPL) brings a fresh level of competitive play to the summer months of the sport in the United Kingdom.  The league begins in mid-June and ends in late August and runs throughout the UK. The QPL has regional divisions with teams competing against each other in regular fixtures.

“This is an incredibly exciting partnership,’ said Quidditch Premier League Director Jack Lennard. ‘To help nurture young talent, we need to build pipelines that allow potential players to find their feet in the sport as they grow. Working alongside Enrich Education and QuidditchUK will help us lay those foundations as we all develop. The partnership also means we no longer have to turn away eager potential athletes at schools around the country, simply because we lack those pathways into quidditch; all are welcome, all are free to participate.”

For information on how to bring quidditch to your school, please use the ‘contact us’ tab.

More information about QuidditchUK and Quidditch Premier League can also be found on their websites;

www.quidditchuk.org

www.quidditchpremierleague.com

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