SCOTTISH BRIDGE UNION
Mrs. Loraine Findlay – Education Officer
Aberdeen Bridge Club,
14, Rubislaw Terrace,
Tel. 01224 644773 (leave message)
Email: email@example.com September, 2015
I am writing to let you know about lessons recommencing for 2015/16. We normally introduce the game to Primary 6 youngsters and would be delighted to welcome your child to a taster lesson after school on the 16th of September. This will take place in the Bridge Club. We will finish about 4.45pm.
Children from the Northeast of Scotland are amongst the most successful in the country at the game of bridge. We have under 26 players who regularly compete in National and European competitions receiving subsidies for travel and accommodation by the Scottish Bridge Union.
Bridge is the most popular card game in the world. It can be played by anyone from age 5 to 100+! The benefits for children include improving skills in numeracy, problem solving, memory and concentration.
MiniBridge is a simplified version of the game of bridge. It was first developed as an introduction to bridge for schoolchildren and was soon acknowledged as an excellent game in its own right.
Card playing helps children to identify numbers, similarities and sequences. Children love being clever and working things out – and winning. These are all possible when children learn to play MiniBridge, but because it is a partnership game they will also learn that they need to co-operate, share information and combine as a team to beat the opposition therefore their social skills improve as well.
Lessons are taught by qualified teachers who have disclosure under the PVG scheme. The lessons are free.
Please let me know through email or by leaving a message if you wish your child to attend this taster.
LORAINE FINDLAY (EDUCATION OFFICER)
“I’ve never met anybody that spent time to learn the game that didn’t consider it one of the great things in their life,” Warren Buffet (whose partner is Bill Gates).