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Places Going Fast!

Places Going Fast!

5 On It Foundation are delighted to announce over 40 boys and girls have signed up for our Smash It tennis coaching programme! Supported by the Milton Keynes Community Foundation, our fully qualified/DBS checked coaches will give participants an opportunity to develop key skills including how to rally, serve and smash in a low-stress, high fun environment. The 4 week programme takes place at Stantonbury International School, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes MK14 6BN. Dates are: Saturday 10th April 10 – 11am: girls and boys aged 8 – 12 years 11 – 12 noon: girls and boys aged 12 – 16 years Saturday 17th April 10 – 11am: girls and boys aged 8 – 12 years 11 – 12 noon: girls and boys aged 12 – 16 years Saturday 24th April 10…
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TRY JUNIOR TENNIS FOR FREE!

TRY JUNIOR TENNIS FOR FREE!

5 On It Foundation are delighted to announce they are running a free tennis coaching programme to give juniors a chance to be introduced to this fantastic racket sport. Supported by the Milton Keynes Community Foundation, our fully qualified/DBS checked coaches will give participants an opportunity to develop key skills including how to rally, serve and smash in a low-stress, high fun environment. The 4 week programme takes place at Stantonbury International School, Stantonbury, Milton Keynes MK14 6BN. Dates are: Saturday 10th April 10 – 11am: girls and boys aged 8 – 12 years 11 – 12 noon: girls and boys aged 12 – 16 years Saturday 17th April 10 – 11am: girls and boys aged 8 – 12 years 11 – 12 noon: girls and boys aged 12 –…
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5 On It Partner with Premier Education

5 On It Partner with Premier Education

5 On It Foundation are thrilled to be partnering with Premier Education, the UK's number 1 provider of sport and physical activity to primary schools. Premier Education will be supporting a range of sport initiatives run by the 5 On It Foundation through providing DBS checked and highly experienced coaches to help run our coaching programmes.
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It’s A Kinda Magic!

It’s A Kinda Magic!

Magic Little Grants has awarded 5 On It Foundation, through our Local Giving page, with a £500 donation to help pay for coaches and buy equipment to run our Smash It Tennis programme. This exciting initiative will make it easy for children to try tennis by taking the sport into the heart of the community through the Festival and fun, informal weekly tennis lessons with no dress code. We will advertise the free lessons and Festival in places that are familiar to the community such as churches, mosques, schools and community halls. We will also provide all the equipment needed, such as rackets and balls .  Details to be announced soon!
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5 On It Secure MKCF Grant

5 On It Secure MKCF Grant

5 On It Foundation have been fortunate enough to receive a Small Grant from MK Community Foundation to help us run a pilot tennis coaching programme prior to holding our Smash It Tennis Festival next Spring. The initiative aims to provide opportunities for children of all ethnicities to get into tennis who might not have had the resources to pick up a racket.  Our focus will be on those from disadvantaged areas of Milton Keynes who might be from families with unemployment, poor health prospects, physical inactivity and low self-esteem. The Smash It programme brings tennis into the heart of these communities through three phases: - a four week pilot coaching programme, for which we have already raised funding through the Milton Keynes Community Foundation, and will be run within…
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Smashing News!

Smashing News!

We are delighted to announced our patron John Baldwin has donated a whopping £1000 to 5 On It to help run next year's 5 On It tennis festival and coaching programme. More information to follow later this year.
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5 On It Secure Match Funding

5 On It Secure Match Funding

5 On It are excited to announced they have secured match funding from MK Community Foundation, an independent charity working for and at the heart of Milton Keynes. They connect organisations, such as 5 On It, to projects and ideas to create positive impacts and enduring solutions for our communities.
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MK Act Partnership Announced!

MK Act Partnership Announced!

5 On It are thrilled to announce their latest partnership MK Act, a charity in Milton Keynes which works with over 100 families' everyday to help them move on from fear and abuse. With the help of funding, 5 On It will be organising a range of sport activities and day trips for those who have been rescued from domestic abuse.
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