Annual Health Checks

Maintaining the FA Charter Standard Award

It is important that our FA Charter Standard clubs and leagues in Norfolk maintain the standards and are running effectively.

With this revitalised annual health check, we will be able to review and provide support to clubs and leagues where necessary. The below will outline the key areas that clubs and leagues will need to ensure they keep up to date with.

Running of the Club / League
The following will need to be sent in:

  • AGM minutes
  • Constitution
  • Signed Codes of Conduct
  • 3 previous committee meeting minutes
  • Club / League Accounts

Meeting the FA Charter Standard Criteria

  • Qualifications per team adhered too
  • Number of teams (Development & Community Clubs)
  • Percentage of Charter Standard teams (Leagues)
  • Development Plan reviewed or renewed (Leagues, Development & Community Clubs)

 The Annual Health Check Process

31 July -
31 August

Clubs to update all team officials

1 September -
31 October

Football Development Team will produce Club and League specific Annual Health Check action plans, detailing what is required to maintain award.

1 November -
31 December

Clubs and Leagues to action their specific Annual Health Check action plans, booking relevant courses, sending in the relevant documentation and reviewing / renewing Development Plan.

Clubs to submit Annual Health Check via the Whole Game System.

1 January –
31 March

Football Development Team to review all submitted Annual Health Checks to award.


If the Annual Health Check is not submitted by 31 December your Charter Standard status will be suspended until it is submitted.

If the Annual Health Check cannot be completed by the Football Development Team by 30 June, the Charter Standard Award will lapse and the club or league will no longer hold the award.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01603 704050
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

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