The Football Association paid a visit to a primary school last week, as part of their initiative to increase the number of girls playing the sport.

Representatives from the FA, along with a film crew, spent the day at Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS), to film a number of primary school pupils ahead of the creation of a new girls' football coaching initiative.

The Girls’ Football Schools Partnership is a new initiative delivered by the FA and the Youth Sport Trust, that aims to increase the number of girls playing football nationally.

On Thursday, 84 boys and girls from years two, four and six received coaching from qualified FA coaches.

The visit and the coaching activities were filmed, and the video content will now be used as a training tool by thousands of schools across the country who are keen to develop girls' football at primary school age.

Head of primary years at QEGS, Heather Southworth, said: “It’s a huge privilege to have been selected by the FA for this project.

"They wanted to capture a realistic primary environment that would inspire teachers to integrate girls’ football into their sport provision and we’re really proud to have played our own role in that.

"We have a number of girls who love playing football at QEGS and go on to play for school teams within senior school, so we are looking forward to using the portal to continue this success.”