Part of the Glyn Academies Trust


Hillcroft Football Agreement 2023-24

Safety rules-

● No slide tackling

● No offside rule

● No headers

● No foul play

● No inappropriate language Organisation-

● Lunchtime- Monday to Thursday (No football Friday)

● Maximum 7 a-side

● Two year groups per day

● One member of staff to act as ‘referee’

● Teams are decided randomly

● Team bibs must be worn

● Game stops on the 1st whistle to signal the end of lunch

● All behaviour consequences are linked to our behaviour chart and behaviour policy


• Always play to the best of my ability and for the benefit of the team

• Play fairly – I won’t cheat, dive, complain or waste time

• Respect my team mates, the other team, and the adults

• Play by the rules, as directed by the adults

• Be gracious in victory and defeat

• Listen and respond appropriately to what the adult tells me

• Understand that the adult has to do what is best for the team and not one individual player

• Talk to someone I trust if I’m unhappy about anything during a game

I understand that if I do not follow the agreement, any or all of the following, actions may be taken by an adult:

I MAY, in line with our behaviour policy:

• Be required to apologise to my team mates, the other team, or adult

• Receive a formal warning from the adult (yellow level behaviour)

• Be sent off or substituted (orange level behaviour)

• Be suspended from football (red level behaviour) and be at risk of not being selected for the school team

• Have a long-term football ban (multiple red level behaviours over time)

• An adult will make my parent or carer aware of any violations of the Football Agreement


• Remember that at school we play for FUN

• Applaud effort and good play as well as success

• Respect the adult’s decisions even if I don’t agree with them

• Appreciate good play from whatever team it comes from

• Remain outside the cage area or off of the pitch

• Not confuse the players by telling them what to do

• Encourage the players to show respect

• Support positively and offer players encouragement not criticism

• Not engage in offensive, insulting or abusive language or behaviour

I understand that if I do not follow the agreement, any or all of the following actions may be taken:

I MAY BE, in line with our behaviour policy:

• Issued with a warning from an adult (yellow level behaviour)

• Asked to leave the area around the cages / football pitch

• At risk of losing the opportunity to play in the next match.


• Place the well-being, safety and enjoyment of each player above everything, including winning

• Never engage in or tolerate any form of disrespectful behaviour

• Encourage each player to accept responsibility for their own behaviour and performance

• Ensure all activities that are organised are appropriate for the players’ ability level and age

• Oversee the game Agreement based on the FA Code of Conduct: