Primary Award Application Form

Primary Award Funds: Autumn: £0 *** Spring 1: £12,500 *** Spring 2: £12,500 *** Summer 1: £5,000

Total donated to Hertfordshire Primary Schools since September 2019: £22,334  

Primary applications reopen on:  January 7th, 2020 at 10am

If you haven't already registered interest in our awards, you may wish to do so in order to receive information/notifications directly instead of relying on school generic emails (e.g. admin@...) filtering down to you.

Primary Awards (up to £1000):

  • You may submit this form at anytime from 9/09/2019 until 22/05/2020 or until the half-termly pots run out.
  • Apply for a specific project (e.g. activity, resource, training, visiting speaker/workshop, trip etc).  Include costings and supplier.
  • Key "selling" points are one or more of longevity,  depth/breadth of benefit and extra-curricular aspects. (See Assessment Criteria).
  • Schools will be awarded a maximum of £1000 per school per academic year.  Applications can be made as a single bid or multiple bids over the year up to this maximum 
  • Bids are awarded for our focus subject areas of science, maths, PE, the arts and information technology.   We welcome bids that benefit one or a combination of these areas.
  • We will contact you as soon as possible with a decision (we aim to reply within 2 weeks).

Primary Award Winners and Bid Amount Remaining for 2019/20

(Click links for details of the awards won)

Almond Hill  £400 Long Marston  £246.50 Tonwell St Mary's (2)  £85
Ashwell  £67 Manland  £12 Woodside  £0
Broxbourne  £22 Maple Grove  £0    
Cassiobury  0 Offley  £0    
Gade Valley  £100 Oxhey Wood  £0    
Giles Junior  £0 Pixmore  £0    
Greenfield  £0 Sarrat  £25    
Holtsmere End  £550 St Giles C of E  £166    
Icknield Walk  £0 St John's  £0    
Kingsway Junior £280 The Wroxham £46    

Primary School Award Application Form

3b)  Here you need to be more specific than, for example, “to fund an after-school club” or “to replace our old tennis equipment”. 

Please note that all costings should be Ex. VAT as we do not pay VAT as schools claim this money back. If this is not the case with your school, please let us know on the application.

e.g. 1  The award would be used to pay for an outside basketball coach to train our Year 9s in an afterschool club.  The club would run for all the spring term, once a week for about an hour.  It would be geared towards our more advanced players and focus on…

XYZ Coach fees:  8 x £80 = £640 (ex VAT)

(Link to the coach/company and price list etc can be put here or in 3b)

e.g. 2  The money would be used to buy:

2x Vermont Square post sets: 2 x £189.99  =   £379.98 

2x Vermont 3.5mm DT Championship Nets: 2 x £126.99 = £253.98 

Fitting Costs                         = £90.00

Total                                    = £723.96

(Links to the products can be put here or in 3b)

Please select/complete one or more of the following

Individual/small group...
Key stage(s)...
Year group(s)...
Whole school...    Check for yes
Teacher(s) trained...

  • Write about how the equipment/activity/visit/training etc. will help your pupils and any others you have mentioned in question 4 (e.g. local primary children, community groups etc.).
  • Will it help understanding, motivation, access to or interest in the subject?  If so, say how.
  • You might also explain if the pupils who will benefit have any particular need for the award e.g. to push and inspire the higher abilities who are coasting or help lower ability or disengaged pupils to close the gap etc.
  • e.g. 1  Having an expert in motivation and revision/learning techniques deliver an assembly and workshops to Y11 will invigorate the cohort in the build up to GCSEs and teach them (and possibly staff) some invaluable learning techniques.   In particular, the session on… will…
  • e.g.2  A class set of specialist, algebra-focused textbooks could improve pupil understanding and application as it has many worked examples, common mistakes and an extensive bank of past examination questions and answers.  The increase in attainment will be demonstrable in improved test results.
  • Do have a look at our “Selecting the successful bids” and “Award Winners” pages to give you more guidance and examples.

We do not support SPAM and we would never sell your information to anyone. Any correspondence is strictly confidential. We will only use the above information to contact you about your application.