Cardiff City FC Community Foundation is proud to be supporting Level Playing Field's 2021 Weeks of Action campaign. 

The annual initiative, now in its 17th year, aims to celebrate access and inclusion for sports fans with a disability across England and Wales. 

As with fans, Level Playing Field will be absent from the terraces this year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which means they will be taking their campaign virtual for the first time ever! 

The campaign provides a platform for the Foundation to promote our inclusive offer across a range of projects. 

Through the Bluebirds Ability project, the Foundation provide weekly sessions for children and young people with a disability which improves wellbeing, develops confidence and increases social interactions.

13% of people in Wales are currently living with a disability and almost 1 in 4 young people living with a disability report being lonely. 

Sport represents an integral platform for social interaction and for building confidence, in addition to delivering key health benefits. However, almost 1/3 of children and young people living with a disability are not participating regularly in any sport of physical activity. 

Our face-to-face sessions are currently not running due to Covid, however, we are continuing to offer online activities that children, young people and parents can access.

Find out more and sign up for our digital Bluebirds Ability sessions here

All our projects aim to support and be inclusive of children and young people with additional learning needs, impairments and disabilities. 

Premier League Primary Stars

Primary Stars is a primary school programme  that supports  children  to learn, be active and develop important life skills in the classroom, in the playground and on the sports field.   

Find out more about Primary Stars here

Premier League Inspires 

Inspires is a secondary education and training programme that supports children and young people who are at risk of not achieving their full potential, as they move through the education system and early adulthood. 

This is complemented by a transition offer that supports the most 'at risk' children to make the transition from primary to secondary school.

Premier League Kicks

Kicks is a youth outreach programme that aims to create safer communities and reduce offending by giving you people in South Wales access to free football sessions and opportunities for personal development.

As a response to coronavirus (Covid-19), we have created a number of online activities for young people aged 11-19 to take part in safely from home.

Find out more about our digital Kicks sessions here

Future Pathways 

Future Pathways is a post-16-education programme that combines educational studies with sport  in a unique environment and supports young people to progress into education, employment and training.  We offer a Traineeship, BTEC Level 1, 2 & 3 in Sport and a Foundation Degree.

Find out more about our Future Pathways courses here

The Foundation was recognised for its inclusive offer in November of 2019, by receiving a Bronze InSport Ribbon by Disability Sport Wales. This award recognises the Foundation as an organisation that provides inclusive opportunities for people with a disability. We will continue to address barriers to participation across our projects.