Rugby union is a game for All Schools – everyone can play it and every school can teach it. CBRE All Schools has been developed by the RFU to increase the amount of rugby in schools, and to encourage new players to join local clubs.
CBRE All Schools, launched in September 2012, aims to increase the number of secondary state schools playing rugby union.
From 2012 rugby is being taken into 750 state secondary schools with the aim of making school life happier and healthier, reducing anti-social behaviour, enhancing learning and increasing self-esteem for students. In partnership with the Rugby Football Foundation we will create a positive legacy for 1 million children through rugby and its core values.
Investing in the next generation
CBRE All Schools represents one of the RFU’s major development programmes from the 2015 Rugby World Cup; it presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to deliver the greatest participatory legacy for the game.
In September 2014 we were delighted to announce CBRE as the principal partner for All Schools and an Official Supporter to England Rugby. We are incredibly grateful for their support of this important programme.
Ciaran Bird, Managing Director, CBRE UK, said: “Like the RFU, CBRE is committed to investing in the next generation and helping young people throughout the UK improve their prospects and take part in positive and active engagement within the community. We recognise the importance of guiding young people at a grassroots level and installing discipline that can help set them up for the future, both on and off the sports field.”
CBRE All Schools is generously supported by Canterbury as an Official Partner who deliver bespoke kit design workshops for every school in the programme. We are very grateful for their support as to that of Gilbert, OPRO, Comic Relief and ICAP.
By investing in sport, we are investing in schools, communities and society.
1 million children
10 million pounds
If we are going to reach CBRE All Schools we need your help. The RFU, CBRE and our partners are committed to building this legacy but we cannot do it alone. All Schools will cost £10 million to implement – the money will be raised through RFU investment, sponsorship and fundraising. The RFU has made an initial commitment of £2 million. Together we will bring rugby to All Schools.
Creating a positive legacy for one million children through rugby and its core values.