Football in Paris
Fascinating, stimulating and cultural, Paris offers the ideal opportunity for students to stimulate their passion for sports outside the UK and beyond the school grounds.
Paris occupies a bustling location close to Charles de Gaulle airport, four hours from Calais and within 1 hour from training and fixture grounds. Football fans will embrace the opportunity to attend professional matches at sites including the Stade de France.
Staff and students can relax in this central accommodation with full board and will appreciate the array of amenities and leisurely activities, nearby.
Free-time is taken care of with a chic range of shopping and diverse entertainment opportunities in Paris. Near the central accommodation, a wide choice of sports and cultural excursions are also on offer.
Wider curriculum links: Offering superb sports facilities alongside welcoming Parisian culture and neo-classical architecture, in an inspiring metropolitan location, Paris communicates a natural link between sports and other curriculum areas, including Languages, History, Art and Geography.
Pavilion's Football Tours
Pavilion's well-established agents can expertly match players' ages and abilities, ensuring that all students benefit from valuable, skill developing, fixtures against local opposition.
Our highly qualified referees and coaches demonstrate enviable skill and professionalism, offering 90 minute training sessions which aim to generate positive learning outcomes through challenging players' decision making skills and enhancing their performance. Teachers can choose between training the students themselves and using an in-country coach, if they prefer.
Fixtures are played on surfaces ranging from 3G or 4G Astro Turf to natural playing fields, where all matches are managed by highly qualified referees. Playing school sides is possible during certain times of year.
Students will enrich their learning and experiences further by allowing them to build confidence in their cultural understanding, communication skills and sporting abilities.
During their stay, teams can expect:
- 2 x fixtures against French Club sides
- 2 x 90 minute training sessions
- Possibility of playing school sides
Recognising the varied and valuable role Physical Education plays in the lives of young people, Pavilion encourages players to become responsible, reflective and successful team players.
In-line with National Curriculum Key Concepts and Processes, our programmes encourage players to:
- Improve Performance, stamina and strength
- Gain confidence in making and applying decisions
- Develop precision, control and fluency
- Integrate tactics, such as outwitting opponents, into their game
- Advance their core skills, including: Receiving (chest/feet/knee). Heading (defence and attack). Tackling, closing-down, intercepting and marking