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raised of £1,000 target by 65 supporters

Weʼre raising £1,000 to Raising funds for PHS Sunflower classroom for additional resources and PHS resilience & mental health support for our young people.

Peebles Scottish Borders

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Hi everyone! My name is Caroline & I work in the office and am the main first aider at Peebles High School. I have a huge passion for open water swimming, having swam the English channel in 2021 and have also completed many other endurance swims. In August this year I will be attempting the length of Lake Geneva, a swim of 45.5 miles which will take me over 26hrs of continuous swimming. This will be an ultra endurance swim, something that I have never attempted before. Am I nervous? YES! But, the support of my husband Grahame, my work colleagues and many friends will get me through it along with the 2 groups within PHS that are special to me. The sunflower 🌻 classroom for kids with complex learning abilities. These kids learn to develop social & emotional abilities and focus on real life skills & learning, in class & the wider school & in the community. Money raised would enable the department to continue with the breakfast club, access to wider school clubs & specific learning supports & equipment. The kids & staff are an awesome group! Quarriers resilience wellbeing service supports our young people to improve their mental health, to build confidence to achieve their goals and to develop the resilience to cope when times become tough. They help to deal with stress, anxiety and becoming overwhelmed. This service is so important to PHS . As a school we have dealt with many heart wrenching situations and Quarriers have been at the heart of them all ❤️
My promise to all of you who choose to support me is to train as hard as I can to achieve my dream and to raise as much money and awareness of these 2 departments as possible. I would be exceptionally grateful if you would consider helping me raise money for these 2 groups by donating as much or as little as you can. With many thanks. Caroline 🏊‍♂️🌻❤️

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    • Anne S

      Anne S

      Jul 16, 2024

      Best of luck. Fingers crossed for favourable conditions x


    • Hilary O'Hara

      Hilary O'Hara

      Jul 15, 2024

      You'll be absolutely brilliant 🏊 and raising money for two great causes ❤️.


    • Marion Blackwood

      Marion Blackwood

      Jul 14, 2024

      Go well Caroline! You’ll smash it.


    • Jac White

      Jac White

      Jul 13, 2024

      Amazing, well done. X


    • Samantha  McHenry

      Samantha McHenry

      Jul 13, 2024

      Good luck from Sam and Eden McH- you da Best xxx


    • Stephanie  Morrison

      Stephanie Morrison

      Jul 13, 2024

      Good luck Caroline. Hope all goes well.


    • Karen scally

      Karen scally

      Jul 1, 2024

      Good luck Amazing lady


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    caroline connor

    caroline connor

    Peebles Scottish Borders

    My swim history: Completed the lengths of Loch Lomond, Loch Awe, Loch Ness, 2 way Windermere, English Channel, Lake District Mighty 3. 3 way Ullswater. My passion is open water swimming and I am supported by Peebles Hydro & coached by The King's Swimmers based in Dover.

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