Sports lessons at Bushfield Middle School are top class thanks to a £3,000 cash windfall.
The school, based in Wolverton, was declared winner of the MK Citizen and BP Green Lights All The Way competition which was launched in the summer.
With 200 votes, the school beat four other schools shortlisted in the competition to win £3,000 worth of new sports equipment.
All the new sports equipment, from footballs to netballs and hockey sticks to badminton racquets – and even a mini-trampoline, has now been delivered to the school, much to the delight of pupils.Headteacher Steve Springett-McHugh said: “Thanks to all the parents who voted for us in the BP Green Lights all the Way campaign, we were successful in winning £3,000 of sports equipment.
“Here at Bushfield we encourage as many children as possible to get involved in sports. “This funding means we’ve been able to diversify and buy kit which normally we wouldn’t be able to buy and it makes a huge difference to have quality equipment.”
Sujith Weerasinghe, of BP, visited the school to meet pupils and see what difference the new sports equipment has made.
He added: “It’s been great to see the response to our campaign with the MK Citizen and a huge congratulations to the winners, Bushfield Primary School.
“It was fantastic to go along and see the children using their new sports equipment. We hope they will continue to enjoy all the kit for many years to come.”
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