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Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Premier League Referee Tom Bramall Inspires Armthorpe Academy Students

In an extraordinary visit, Premier League referee Tom Bramall brought the thrill of top-flight football to Armthorpe Academy. Fresh from officiating the Bournemouth vs Aston Villa match on Sunday, Tom shared his expertise and experiences with an eager audience of thirty students.

Tom delivered an interactive workshop that delved into his personal journey into refereeing, the progression through different football leagues, the nuances of leadership and the intricate workings of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology. The workshop provided students with a rare opportunity to learn from a professional at the pinnacle of football officiating.

Tom's visit has left a mark on Armthorpe Academy students, inspiring them to pursue their passions with dedication and resilience. His firsthand accounts of life as a Premier League referee provided a unique and invaluable perspective, enriching the students' understanding of the sport they love.

Armthorpe Academy extends sincere thanks to Tom Bramall for taking the time to share his expertise.