First Class Supply grants 'first match' day to Mountfield Primary School pupils

First Class Supply, in partnership with the Newcastle United Charitable Foundation, fulfilled the dreams of pupils at Mountfield Primary School after they won 28 exclusive tickets to see the Newcastle United vs Aston Villa game at St James' Park

Gavin Ferry from the Newcastle United Charitable Foundation with pupils from Mountfield Primary School
Gavin Ferry from the Newcastle United Charitable Foundation with pupils from Mountfield Primary School

One of the fastest-growing independent teaching supply agencies has given young Newcastle United fans the opportunity of a lifetime.

First Class Supply, in partnership with the Newcastle United Charitable Foundation, fulfilled the dreams of pupils at Mountfield Primary School after they won 28 exclusive tickets to see the Newcastle United vs Aston Villa game at St James’ Park.

Mountfield Primary School, which is based in North Kenton, Newcastle, was the lucky school that was randomly picked out of the draw of First Class Supply’s partner schools.

Lesley Robinson, director and founder of First Class Supply, said: “The initiative was a way of thanking our partner schools for their continued support.

“I am delighted for the pupils at Mountfield Primary School who all enjoyed such a fantastic day out at St James’ Park.”

The initiative is aimed at children who have not had the opportunity to attend a professional football match. In addition to watching the game, pupils enjoyed a pre-match stadium visit where they learned about Newcastle United’s heritage, as well as a post-match visit for a behind-the-scenes tour.

Lesley added: “Attending football matches can be a costly affair, so we were more than happy to offer the tickets as a prize. I would like to thank the Newcastle United Charitable Foundation for their support in the initiative, and I hope that all the children at the game have a memorable first match experience supporting the Toon Army!”

Jennifer Robinson, a teacher at Mountfield Primary School, said: “We are really grateful to First Class Supply for providing this fantastic prize. Our pupils were so excited at the chance to go and see their team play at St James’ Park. Thank you First Class Supply for making this happen.’”

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