Most parents will have saved up vouchers from their supermarket shopping that can be redeemed by schools for new equipment.
But one Newbury school has managed to haul in an incredible 34,000 vouchers, putting them in the top 10 for the most collected in the country.
Falkland Primary School saved up the ninth-most Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers out of 48,000 organisations collecting between January and May.
The vouchers have been redeemed for a host of new sports equipment, including cricket bats, skipping ropes, hockey bibs and bean bags.
On Friday the school was presented with its equipment by Sainsbury’s Newbury store manager Rob Barnes and Newbury MP Richard Benyon.
Mr Benyon said: “I am delighted to see Falkland Primary School up there among the schools which have collected the most Active Kids vouchers this year.
“I know the children here and in the other schools which have taken part across my constituency will all benefit hugely.”
Mr Barnes added: “We really enjoyed spending time at Falkland Primary School and it was great to see how the new equipment is going to benefit all of the children. It is fantastic to see a local school finish in the top 10 collecting such an impressive number of vouchers.”
One voucher is given out to shoppers at Sainsbury’s for every £10 they spend.
The Active Kids scheme has been running since 2005, with more than £170million worth of equipment and experiences having been handed out since then.
Allison Barlow, PE co-ordinator at Falkland Primary School, said: “Customers at Sainsbury’s Newbury have been really supportive this year and it’s great that we’ve received so many vouchers.
“The scheme has helped us teach the benefits of a healthier, more active lifestyle to hundreds of children over the past few years and we’re really looking forward to using the new equipment.
“We’d like to thank Mr Benyon and the colleagues from Sainsbury’s for coming along to meet the children on Friday.”