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SOTW Back For 2013.14

8 August 2013

James Peacock Infant and Nursery School kick-off another exciting season for local learning establishments on Saturday as our first School of the Week.

School of the Week gives Nottinghamshire schools and community groups the chance to watch football at Meadow Lane free of charge.

Many of the children, aged between five and 11, are able to watch a live football match for the first time. 

The popularity of the community scheme is highlighted, as James Peacock are back at Meadow Lane for the third year running. 

Head teacher Richard Waldron, who first watched the Magpies in the 1970s with his father, Eric, explained that the matchday experience helps the school to get the right messages across to the pupils regarding healthy eating and exercise. 

He said: "Encouraging pupils to be involved in exercise and leading a healthy lifestyle is a high priority for the school.

"Seeing the fruits of this approach by watching professional footballers playing in a competitive game is an ideal way to inspire children to take up sport themselves. 

"At our school we have football as one of our activity clubs - the children love it!"

He added: "Children and parents look forward to the opportunity to watch Notts play and we always have a strong turn out.

"Being School of the Week for the first home game is an added bonus as there will be a lot of anticipation about the new season and we will revel in the chance to see how the new-look team is shaping up."

Want to find out how to get FREE tickets for your school this season? Find out more by emailing matthew.lawson@nottscountyfc.co.uk or by calling 0115 9529 000. 


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