Friends of Scarcroft School

Walk the World 2023/24

Staff at a Scarcroft Primary School are setting out to walk almost 25,000 miles around the globe as part of a fundraising initiative... and they plan to do it without even leaving the school! Funds raised will improve the library & reading areas.
raised of £15,000 target
by 21 supporters
RCN 1150551


Budding intrepid explorer, Laura Taylor, who is a Teaching Assistant at Scarcroft Primary, is working with the Friends of Scarcroft School (FoSS), the school’s parents’ association, to get the round-the-world trek off to a fantastic start. We are hoping to hit their fundraising total of £15,000 so that pupils and their families have access to a range of books and texts which will enrich learning across the curriculum.

Through collectively counting their steps and converting them into miles, teachers will take the school and its pupils on the sightseeing trip of a lifetime, stopping off along the way to soak in the atmosphere in capital cities, gaze in awe at natural wonders and be astounded by the many manmade marvels across the planet. Laure says,

“At Scarcroft, we live and breathe Barack Obama’s statement that ‘Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible’. We wanted to do something impressive to encourage our community to help us raise £15,000 and we thought a round-the-world walk of 24,901 miles fitted the bill perfectly!

“By modelling our ‘Developing All of Me’ values of being Healthy, thinking Positively, building Curiosity and taking Responsibility we know that we can inspire our students and now we just need our supporters to help us reach our target!”

Check out how far the team have walked here!

About the charity

Friends of Scarcroft School

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RCN 1150551
We organise events and activities for the school community and raise funds to try and enhance the children's experience at school by provision of equipment, learning experiences, and opportunities to enrich their education and/or improve their health and wellbeing.

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