Pupils from Ashdon Primary School near Saffron Walden, will be able to kick-off the new term in style, following the delivery of a free Premier League Primary Stars kit for their football team.
Ashdon School was awarded the free Nike kit, consisting of 15 football shirts, shorts and socks, after Finance Officer Nicky Boxhall’s successful online application through the Premier League Primary Stars website.
Premier League Primary Stars is available to primary schools across England and Wales and uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire girls and boys aged 5-11 to learn and be active.
PLPrimaryStars.com offers primary school teachers free curriculum-linked resources in English, Maths, PE and PSHE, and opportunities for schools to enter competitions and access free offers like the Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment scheme.
Richard Scudamore, Executive Chairman of the Premier League said: “The Premier League Primary Stars kit and equipment packs provide a fantastic boost to schools at the start of the new school year. We hope that coupled with the free downloadable online resources, we can inspire children to do their best in the classroom and on the sports field.”
The team played their first game on Tuesday and were beaten 5-2 by St Felix School of Haverhill. Goals for Ashdon were scored by Ethan and Connor