Brentford in the Community
The Brentford in the Community Trust aims to develop imaginative ways of engaging community members in physical activity. They offer multi-sport activities across 100 local schools.
With community work spanning three decades, Brentford FC Community Sports Trust has established itself as a pioneering organisation for the local community. It uses the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire people from all walks of life.
Working in partnership with Brentford FC, the Trust offers a portfolio of programmes in education, health, sports participation and community engagement.
The Trust has won the ‘Football League Community Club of the Year’ award four times and now employs more than 100 members of staff.
King's House School is a key partner for the Brentford in the Community Football Programme and is currently the home the Brentford in the Community Football Programme for 16-19 year olds which aims to educate students through football. Students take part in 4 hours coaching per week at the site and home matches.
King's House Sports Ground also host three annual community football tournaments delivered by Brentford in the Community. Events are inclusive and provide attendees with catering, kit and access to high quality facilities.
The Brentford in the Community programmes tackle diverse social issues, including inclusion, community cohesion, deprivation, physical activity, education and health.
Since 2014, they have delivered and engaged with:
Over 29,000 sports and community sessions
Education and physical activity in over 100 schools
Over 8,500 girls involved
More than 1,000,000 session hours
Over 500 adults and children with disabilities