Coronavirus: Statement and Changes for Palmer School of Excellence

Palmer School of Excellence Coronavirus Statement

Updated as of – Thursday 8th October 2020


Hello Everyone! 

Palmer School Of Excellence @ Goals are delighted to be able to host our new weekly coaching sessions after months of uncertainty and disruption and to bring some normality to the kids through football.

We have taken our time to plan these sessions with the safety of the children and coaches as our first and greatest priority. It is now our ‘new normal’ and will remain at the forefront of everything that we do. 

Please take a look below at our new policies that are currently in place.

Please familiarise yourself and your children with them. In accordance with government guidelines, we ask that if you or anyone from your household have symptoms or have tested positive for of COVID-19 on any day, please do not attend the session simply call us to let us know and we can begin to take next steps in line with Head Office Guidance. 

Spectators are currently unable to attend our sessions in order for us to abide by the government’s current guidance. Parents and guardians are kindly asked to drop off and wait either in the lounge or in cars. Face masks must be worn inside at all times.

We hope to see you soon! 


Thank you for your continued support and co-operation, 



New Policies

Our 6 Easy Steps to Staying Compliant and Safe


Please arrive from no earlier than 15 minutes before your child’s designated training time and follow the one-way system and floor markings to queue for the reception.


Please follow our one-way system throughout and adhere to social distancing guidelines. For this reason, we can only allow 2 people at a time during toilet breaks. Parents who would like to attend are permitted however you will have to adhere to the 1m rule on the pitchside areas.


Once on the pitch contact is allowed as per FA guidelines but all unnecessary contact with be avoided like high 5’s etc.


A track and trace, signing in form will need to be filled out on arrival. If you would like a copy of our Risk Assessment please don’t hesitate to ask on the day or in advance. 


Please wash your hands and your child’s hands once you enter the building. There are also hand sanitising stations at every pitch, regular hand washing breaks will occur during sessions. 


If any children or adults from your household are showing symptoms on any day please do not attend the session simply call us to inform us and we will take the next steps via HO guidelines.