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    Weʼve raised £2,727 to fund extra Maths and Music resources for our school. I'm running every day for 200 days, averaging 5 miles per day - around a £ per mile.

    Grove Road Community Primary School, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
    Funded on Friday, 19th July 2019

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    Mr M's Miles for Maths and Music!

    for Grove Road Community Primary School, Harrogate.

    Keep on Running...

    I’m running every day for 200 days, averaging 5 miles a day. I’m raising money (hopefully a pound-per-mile) for extra Maths and Music resources in our school. I began on 19th December 2018 and am due to complete on 7th July 2019.

    Money’s too tight to mention.

    My school works hard to cope with funding cuts. They do a great job providing our core resources, but there’s little left for those extra things which make a difference. We’re not well-off and unlike many schools in the Harrogate area we can’t rely on a stream of extra income from our families.

    Make that change…

    Grove Road’s a different and special place. We offer stability, community, hope and a future to many vulnerable children. We spend considerable time working with pupils and families who need extra support, providing a secure and welcoming inclusive environment.

    • 27 different languages are spoken by our learners.

    • Approximately one third of pupils speak English as an additional language, more than any other primary school in North Yorkshire.

    • Local school of choice for minority ethnic families, currently supporting several refugee families.

    • Around 1 in 5 pupils have a special educational need or learning disability, more than 90% of all other primary schools.

    • Around 19% of our pupils are ‘disadvantaged’ - more than approximately 80% of North Yorkshire Primary Schools.

    • Approximately 58% of pupils live in households with one parent present (Y6 Growing up in North Yorkshire 2016).

    • A number of families have social worker involvement - considered to live in chaotic circumstances.

    • For many of our families in the Low Harrogate area, the deprivation index indicates being in the bottom 5% nationally for living environment.

    • School of preference for placing children from the Harrogate Women’s Refuge and the Hopscotch Looked-after children team.

    Thank you in anticipation!

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    • Stephen Morland15 days ago
      Stephen Morland

      Stephen Morland

      15 days ago

      200 days ✔️ 1,000 miles ✔️ #MrMsMiles 🏁 DONE 🏁 A very enjoyable 13th place in Sunday's Burn Valley Half-Marathon has brought an incredible 200 days to a close. Thank you so much to everyone who has contribute and shared - we're delighted with the funds raised and they are already benefitting the school! We have put Music resources in place and have exciting Maths things lined-up for September. The funding page will remain open for a short time yet, but we've already raised well in excess of £2,600. Truly gobsmacked. Thank you 👏👏👏

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    • Stephen Morland24 days ago
      Stephen Morland

      Stephen Morland

      24 days ago

      Not long to go now! The challenge has included all sorts of running & conditions, but this weekend will probably be the toughest... We're camped at Bramham Park for Mizuno Endure 24hr - an incredible event for teams and individuals. Here with 35 Striders, I'm in a team of 4, relay running between noon Saturday and noon Sunday. So around six hours total each, on the lovely 5-mile lap. It will have to be steady in the heat, so night-time will be very welcome! My efforts should appear on Strava here: https://www.strava.com/athletes/13215591 MrM

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    • Stephen Morland1 month ago
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      Stephen Morland

      1 month ago

      Day 175/200. Been quiet too long - apologies... A lot's happened: time away at Easter meant some nice coastal runs and the race season has brought more pacey evenings and weekends! A week of illness was survived - out of bed to do just 400m one evening - but now things are back to normal. All this mileage seems to help me too, and last weekend finished a lifetime best - 2nd place - with my club in the Great Knaresborough Bed Race! The daily runs and miles continue though and the £s continue to come in. The school and I are so, so grateful. S.

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    Page last updated on: 7/18/2019 20.48

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    89

    • Deborah Pitt

      Deborah Pitt

      Jul 18, 2019

      Great job Steve!

      £10.00

    • David Gell

      David Gell

      Jul 13, 2019

      Great effort Steve, fantastic achievement

      £10.00

    • Sara Robinson

      Sara Robinson

      Jul 12, 2019

      Well done Mr Morland Connie Robinson x

      £5.00

    • Susan Morley

      Susan Morley

      Jul 9, 2019

      Big well done Steve

      £10.00

    • Linda and Steve

      Linda and Steve

      Jul 8, 2019

      Amazing to keep up that streak and with such determination. Good for you.

      £20.00

    • Georgina Dickinson

      Georgina Dickinson

      Jul 7, 2019

      Incredible challenge 😍 love the Dickinson’s

      £10.00

    • Daniel Dickinson

      Daniel Dickinson

      Jul 7, 2019

      Congratulations MR M, a fantastic achievement!

      £10.00

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    Stephen Morland

    Stephen Morland

    Grove Road Community Primary School, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

    When not teaching and spending time with my family, one of my hobbies is to run. On 19th December 2018, I began a 'streak' which continued into 2019. I decided to do something useful with it, so have targeted 200 days of fundraising, which I'm due to complete on 7th July 2019.

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