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Switching Play


Switching Play is an initiative for young people aged 14-18, who are feeling isolated, not engaging in school and have an interest in football and physical activities.


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Big Hearts is running a 5-week programme for people who are looking for a fresh start to build a better path going forward.



– Drugs, Vaping and Alcohol Awareness

– Homophobia

– Racism

– Fire Safety

– Mental health




– Are aged 14-18

– Are yet to identify their next positive step

– Are interested in football and making a difference in their local community


Switching Play is held within Tynecastle Park, the home of Heart of Midlothian FC. One day a week young people attend courses at the Stadium, these include class time and physical activity.



For more information on referrals please contact connor.mcnally@bighearts.org.uk – 07435 904 935.