Fully-equipped: Highfield Littleport Academy receives free Premier League kit and equipment

Pupils attending Highfield Littleport Academy, in Cambridgeshire, will be looking to hone their footballing skills for the 2019/20 season after receiving their free Premier League Primary Stars equipment pack.

Stocked full of items including Nike match footballs, training bibs and numbered and lettered floor markers, the Premier League equipment pack will aid teacher delivery of active lessons across the curriculum.

The equipment pack was awarded to pupils at Highfield Littleport Academy following Yvonne Skillern’s successful application for this year’s Premier League Primary Stars Kit and Equipment Scheme, which is delivered by the Football Foundation.

The scheme is part of the Premier League Primary Stars education programme which uses the appeal of Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children at primary schools across England and Wales to learn, be active and develop important life skills.

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. 

Nick Perchard, Head of Community at the Premier League said: “The Premier League Primary Stars kit and equipment packs have been extremely well-received in the past and will provide a very welcome boost as we approach the end of the 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.”

Yvonne Skillern, Head of School, Highfield Littleport Academy, said: “These new resources have enabled our teachers to inspire pupils through fun and engaging PE activities.”

Press release from the Active Learning Trust

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