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Sunderland AFC ticketing offer - Sunderland AFC v QPR 16th March 2023


Hi Everyone, please find some information below regarding cheap £10 tickets to Sunderland AFC football match against QPR this Saturday 16th March 3pm kick off
Be quick as there is a limited number.
You must register for a SAFC supporters account (if you already have one use that)
Then click the link once registered to gain access to cheap ticketing offer.
Dear Parent / Guardian,
Sunderland AFC and the Foundation of Light have invited our school to take advantage of their NextGen fundraising initiative for a forthcoming home league game at the Stadium of Light. The project enables your family to experience the famous atmosphere at the Stadium of Light at a special promotional price and this will also raise additional funds for our school.
Tickets are now available to purchase for the Sunderland AFC v Queens Park Rangers fixture on Saturday 16th March 2024, kick off 3.00pm. You will be able to purchase tickets for the special promotional price of just £10 per ticket until Wednesday 13th March 2024.
We would be delighted if you could support this scheme, as SAFC will donate £5 to the school for each pair of tickets purchased, enabling us to improve facilities for your children.
There is a new process to purchase the tickets for matches for the 2023/24 season. Families from the school can now book NextGen tickets via a direct school link on the Sunderland AFC website.
If you wish to take advantage of this offer, please register a ticket membership account (or use your existing account), log in and then use the dedicated school link to purchase your tickets. Your digital tickets will be emailed to you directly to use for the game.
Please note this invitation does not entitle you to any other benefits that may be available on normal priced matchday tickets. The tickets are for use by you and your immediate family only and are not for re-sale.
Booking your Sunderland AFC vs Queens Park Rangers Tickets
Stage 1 - Registering new accounts for all ticket holders
You will have to create a new SAFC Supporter membership number for each ticket holder wanting to attend the NextGen game, you can register new accounts online on the following link:
- Add the details for the supporter on the required fields
- Click ‘complete registration’
- Once registration is complete you can use the client reference number and password to log into this account
- The client reference number will be shown when you click the person icon in the top right corner
- The client reference number will be next to the ‘HELLO your name’ title
- You will also receive a confirmation email to confirm registration
Stage 2 - Adding friends and family to your SAFC network to purchase tickets
To add your friends and family to your network so you can purchase the NextGen tickets.
- Please log in to the lead bookers account, click on the person icon in the top right corner of the screen.
- On this account screen, click on view account menu.
- Click on Account Management, then select Network
- Click ‘Add friends and family’ – search for the supporters membership number and surname that you wish to add to the network.
- This will bring up a member found field, click on add member to add them to your network
- You will return to the network page where you can add additional friends and family
Once your network group is set up, you need to manage permissions for supporters linked to your network. By default, you can assign tickets to those in your network but you will need to request permission to manage tickets for them in order to purchase their NextGen tickets.
- Click on the name of the supporter you want to manage tickets for
- Select the ‘I can manage ticket for’ field, an email will be sent to the account holder
- Log into the account you wish to add to your network and accept the request for the lead booker to manage the tickets. This is a one time only process and the lead booker will be able to manage the tickets going forward.
Stage 3 - Purchasing your NextGen tickets for the game
Once you have registered accounts and added all the accounts to your network, you can purchase your tickets for the game on the following link:
- Please go to the block shaded in blue on the seat map to select your seats
- Click the seats you are interested in purchasing
- Select NextGen Adult or NextGen Junior price category for each seat
- Once you have selected the seats you wish to purchase click on the basket in the top right corner of the screen
- A ‘Tickets to be purchased’ screen will appear, please reassign the tickets to each membership number for the booking, the select proceed to checkout
- Put in payment details to process the order
- Review your booking on the review order screen, click complete purchase
Once the purchase is complete you will receive a confirmation email of your booking, the digital tickets will be sent on an additional email before the fixture.
Enjoy the game and thank you for your dedicated support.



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Valley Road Academy Ofsted Report October 2022

 School day times

School opens for all children                8.30 a.m.

 Registration                                        8.45 a.m. (gates will be closed)

 School day finishes                               3.15 p.m.

 Breakfast Club 8.00 - 8.30 a.m.

After School Clubs  3.10 - 4.15 p.m.


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School Term Dates 2023-2024