Lawfield Primary School receives Active Schools funding boost
Lawfield Primary School has been awarded £3,400 for new sports equipment by the National Lottery.
Offered by the lottery's Awards for All Scotland grants programme, the funds will allow the Mayfield and Easthouses school to upgrade kit and equipment for their Active Schools clubs and other sport activities.
Delighted to receive the award
The National Lottery Awards for All Scotland gives grants to community, arts and sports groups on behalf of the Big Lottery Fund, Creative Scotland and sportscotland.
Lawfield Primary School head teacher, Zena Richardson, said:
“We were delighted to receive this award that will increase pupil enthusiasm and encourage wider pupil participation in a range of active activities. We look forward to encouraging all of our pupils to engage and develop a range of skills for learning and for life.”
Opportunities to get involved in sport
Active Schools Midlothian aims to provide a greater number of higher quality opportunities for local school aged children to take part in sport and physical activity before school, during lunchtime and after school.
The team also aims to develop effective pathways between schools and sports clubs in the local community.
For more information about Active Schools Midlothian, visit the Active Midlothian website.
For more information about the National Lottery Awards for All Scotland funding programme, visit the Big Lottery Fund website.