Caereinion High School has participated in the Race For Life for the last 8 years and have successfully raised a great amount of money for Cancer Research. During the last 2 years, we decided to create our own event here at the school, ‘Race at your Place’ in order for the girls, boys and teachers to participate and it has been a resounding success raising £6,000 in 2016 and £6,200 in 2017!!
Over the years we have supported many charities that are very close to our hearts; in 2016 we donated to Cancer Research UK, Lingden Davies Centre and Birmingham Children’s Hospital. In 2017 we donated to Cancer Research UK and The Harry Johnson Trust which offers help and support to children and teenagers who receive care from the Oncology Team at The Princess Royal Hospital in Shropshire. This year the discussion was held within tutor groups and it was pleasing to see the eagerness of our pupils to want to support so many charities. We have therefore decided that we will be donating to four charities this year; Cancer Research UK, Wales Air Ambulance, British Hear Foundation and Hope House.
The event will take place on Friday afternoon; 13/7/18. A team of Year 12 pupils will have organised the event and we hope that every pupil from Years 7-10 will participate. There is no fee to join in, but we have sponsor forms and a medal for each one taking part. If your son/daughter does not wish to participate, they can support from the side-lines and cheer their fellow pupils on to the finish line! Lastly, we would love to see a sea of pink and blue as these are the Race for Life colours so pupils can change during lunchtime ready for the event.
I hope that your son/daughter would like to participate in this great event. Collecting sponsorship money is optional, but attached is a sponsor form if it is needed and will also be handed out during tutor time. Please return the sponsor form and money on the day of the race.
Thank you and I look forward to a successful day at Caereinion High School seeing a sea of pink and blue supporting these worthwhile charities.
Miss Delyth Roberts