Weʼve raised £471 to Send CSA to camp
- Paignton, UK
- Funded on Saturday, 13th October 2018
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Here at Curledge Street Academy we want our children to have rich and inspiring learning opportunities so they leave school confident, compassionate and empowered individuals.
With pressures on school budgets and families struggling to make ends meet, we are finding it increasingly difficult to provide these opportunities financially.
Each year we run a residential for our year 6 children to give them the skills to work as a team and build self confidence. For many of them it gives them the first real opportunity to stay away from home and experience a range of activities for the first time. They return having an appreciation for the outdoors and each other!
Over the years fewer children have been able to afford to take part as the cost to send an individual is nearly £170 for 2.5 days away - roughly an eye watering £10000 for a year group of 60 children!
Last year something amazing happened ... our year 5 pupils decided to take things into their own hands. They wanted everyone to attend the 2018 camp.
They have rallied children from across the school (from reception class to year 6!) and press ganged 2 members of staff to run the Torbay Half Marathon on Sunday 24th June 2018.
We have been clocking up the miles each Friday night after school. With the final mile being run on the day as part of the children's marathon.
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Jul 3, 2018
June and Roy Kennedy
Jul 1, 2018
Well done Sophia we are very proud of you! Love Grandma and Grandad. Well done to all the children who did a wonderful job too!
Jul 1, 2018
A huge well done to everyone!
Jun 29, 2018
What a very healthy way to raise money. Go for it CSA.
Jun 29, 2018
Well done to you all.
Jun 25, 2018
Well done CSA, you smashed it! Good luck with your continued fundraising : )
Jun 24, 2018
Well done to all those children who took part. A fantastic achievement!
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Curledge Street Academy
We have a group of children taking part in the Torbay Half Marathon Schools Challenge joined by members of staff and parents. The team have been running a mile each Friday after school to build upto 12 miles ahead of completing the last mile at the Half Marathon on 24/06/18.