Pupils at Samuel Barlow Primary Academy have proudly received brand-new Premier League football kits, courtesy of the League’s ongoing commitment to supporting women’s and girls’ football.

Along with the kits, the whole school enjoyed a special visit from the Premier League Trophy, providing a memorable photo opportunity.

Samuel Barlow Primary Academy, qualified for the free Nike Kit, which includes player kits and one goalkeeper kit, through their participation in the Premier League Primary Stars programme in collaboration with Nottingham Forest Community Trust.

This initiative, delivered in partnership with Nike, is part of the Premier League Kit Scheme, which aims to distribute free football kits to over 58,000 girls across more than 4,000 primary schools in England and Wales. The kits are designed with girls in mind, allowing them to feel comfortable plus each kit proudly features the Premier League and No Room For Racism branding.

Principal , Jon Chapman, said, “We are thrilled that Samuel Barlow Primary Academy was chosen to receive the girls football team kits and to host the Premier League Trophy. Our children were so excited to see it up close. Being part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme has brought a wealth of opportunities to our academy, and we are very excited to continue working with Nottingham Forest Community Trust in the next academic year.”

Schools Manager at Nottingham Forest Community Trust, Tom Norton, said, “We’re delighted to facilitate the distribution of kits to our partner schools involved in the Nottingham Forest Community Trust Premier League Programme. Celebration of their involvement in the programme reiterates our commitment to promoting girls’ football. The Premier League Primary Stars programme has ignited a passion for football among the girls, leaving a lasting and positive impact on all the participating students.”