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£430raised of £400 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £430 to help fund Harry's A Level Physics residential trip to CERN, Geneva

    Funded on Tuesday, 28th November 2017

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    Harry worked extremely hard for his GCSEs and gained 3 A grades in Biology, Physics and Chemistry. He is now at Ringwood Sixth Form, loving it and incredibly motivated and studying harder than I thought possible. The change of scenery has done him good.

    Ringwood Sixth Form has offered a trip of a lifetime for the A level Physics students to visit CERN, the sub-atomic particle research centre in Geneva, Switzerland. Harry's grandfather Anthony Eastwood helped to build CERN in the 60s and I (his mum) was born in Geneva during this time. I also spent some of my teenage years in Geneva as Harry's grandfather was posted back there to continue working. CERN has always been part of Harry's heritage and this would be a fantastic opportunity for Harry to enlarge his basic knowledge of particle physics as well as visiting the accelerator that his grandfather helped to build and maintain.

    The trip involves seeing the cutting edge research in action, touring the facilities and talking to physicists working on the latest sub-atomic particle research projects.

    £400 covers his flights, insurance, all travel in Geneva, water taxis, accommodation, food, entry and tour of CERN and its exhibition as well as entrance to the Museum of Natural History. Any small amount would be gratefully received. Thanks Wendy



    • Wendy Kimber1 year ago
      Wendy Kimber

      Wendy Kimber

      1 year ago

      Thank you friends and family and those unknown and anonymous people who've donated. The trip is looming and we went to a pre-trip meeting last week to find out about the itinary. Friday will be spent travelling to Geneva with trams from the airport to the hostel and a group meal out in the evening. Saturday will be spent at CERN having a guided tour, looking at the magnets, talking to the physicists and absorbing as much as possible in a short space of time, including having lunch in the CERN canteen, where my dad used to eat his lunch!

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    • Wendy Kimber1 year ago
      Wendy Kimber

      Wendy Kimber

      1 year ago

      Thank you all for your wonderful donations. They've come in from good friends and also complete strangers as well as anonymous donations. Thank you to all of you for your amazing generosity!

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    • Kent and Lynette Ek

      Kent and Lynette Ek

      Nov 8, 2017

      Good Luck Harry with your studies!


    • Christian


      Oct 4, 2017


    • Ingrid


      Sep 27, 2017


    • Justine Bensley

      Justine Bensley

      Sep 21, 2017

      Brilliant opportunity for Harry!


    • Anonymous


      Sep 20, 2017

    • Melanie Sandford-Marshall

      Melanie Sandford-Marshall

      Sep 20, 2017

      Karma karma you have Gaby help now coming back at you too. Good luck Harry with fundraising x Mel

    • Bjorn Ek

      Bjorn Ek

      Sep 20, 2017

      Way to go Harry!


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