the first step of our Player Pathway which allows boys and girls to start playing football from 18 months old
The Mini Bairns programme is the second step of our Player Pathway, which offers boys and girls a semi-structured environment where they can learn different skills while playing football. Our goal is to develop boys and girls through active play and to encourage learning through football. DuringMini Bairns classes, parental involvement is required.
We offer weekly indoor sessions led by experienced and qualified SFA coaches. Children Protection training is provided to all coaches, as well as First Aid certification. The coaches have all been PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) checked.
TheMiniBairns classes run throughout the year, in line with the school year’s term times.Delivering 38 coaching sessions throughout the year. All sessions follow a structured curriculum designed to develop individual player’s skills as the season progresses.