Game Sense United attended a workshop last night based on the new reformatted FA Charter Standard kite mark and all the support we can receive.
The FA Charter Standard Programme is The FA’s accreditation scheme open to all grassroots clubs and leagues. It aims to raise standards in the grassroots game, supporting the development of clubs and leagues, recognising and rewarding commitment, quality and achievement.
Proud to support clubs get up to the standard
The FA Charter Standard accreditation is for clubs who can be proud to be places where people want to play. These are the clubs who demonstrate they offer well-run and sustainable football. Clubs which achieve The FA Charter Standard status are proud to prioritise qualified coaching and safeguarding as well as the values of The FA’s Respect campaign as part of their game.
There are two different entry levels for The FA Charter Standard club accreditation:
Advanced levels are for clubs who look to grow participation, involve a variety of different people and offer different formats in their football environments:
The FA Charter Standard Development is aimed at clubs who are enhancing the quality and scope of their football offering
The FA Charter Standard Community acknowledges the most advanced level of club development and football provision
Clubs which achieve The FA Charter Standard accreditation are challenged to maintain high standards and, where appropriate, to improve and progress to new levels.
The accreditation makes a positive difference to the way clubs are run and to people’s enjoyment of football. The FA aims to support all grassroots clubs to reach Charter Standard status through our network of County FA’s.
Clubs and leagues work in partnership with County FAs to meet the criteria needed to achieve the accreditation. From 2018 funding toward The FA Level 1 Coaching Football qualification is available for clubs.
The next steps for GS United is to meet with the Jersey Football Association's Development Manager and discuss our Club Development Plan and submit this plan before 31st March 2019.
Thank you to FA Tom Lee for the presentation and to our JFA's Brain Oliver and Bob Lawrence for organising and hosting.