Professor Samantha (Sam) Punch is in Northern Ireland this weekend as a member of the Scottish Camrose team, As part of her research into the social impact and benefits of bridge she will be visiting NI schools who are participating in the NIBU project on the development of bridge for young people. Sam hopes to initiate a similar development in Scottish schools.
A recent article in the Scottish Sunday Express can be viewed here
Aileen Armstrong who will be representing NIBU in the Junior Camrose later this month was a member of the team which won the Surrey Schools Salver held in the Roehampton Club on 7th February
NIBU Schools Bridge Group have outlined their plans for the next year – click here to view the document
Click here for request from Norman Lacey about supporting schools’ bridge
The tutors who worked in our Primary School Project enjoyed an evening of Bridge followed by supper to celebrate the end of term! Since 3 January we have introduced bridge to almost 200 P7 pupils at four different schools.To carry on with and expand our Project we would need more volunteers for January 2020. Anyone interested in helping please contact Norma Irwin or Norman Lacey
Norma Irwin T:02890614177
Norman Lacey T: 07825683434
NIBU Schools Project
NIBU believe that there is a need to develop playing Bridge in NI and increase the number of players across all age groups. The main project is the Schools Project. The objective is to teach bridge starting in Primary Schools and providing the opportunity to continue playing at Post Primary schools and onto University. Norma Irwin and Norman Lacey have been tasked with running this project. They are making progress in all three areas and are encouraged by the excitement among young bridge players and the enthusiasm from their volunteer tutors.
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