The Farnham CofE Primary School Fundraiser

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Bishop's Stortford, Essex, United Kingdom

The Farnham CofE Primary School Fundraiser
We did it
On 30th November 2021 we successfully raised £238 with 18 supporters in 28 days

To support the mental and physical health of the pupils by hosting an inspirational workshop.

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Bishop's Stortford, Essex, United Kingdom

Farnham CofE Primary School are hosting an inspirational workshop with World Cup Gold medalist Courtney Tulloch. Can you help us make it happen?

The School 

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Farnham CofE Primary School's vision and values are at the core of everything they do. They underpin their teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares all pupils to become confident, happy citizens.

In the Bible, John 10 vs 10 tell them that Jesus said “I have come that they may have life in all its fullness.”   Everyone agreed that this would be a fantastic motto for the school.

Life in all its fullness is about living a varied and full life full of learning, growing, helping, reward, joy, excitement and caring for each other. At Farnham CofE Primary School their aim is to help each other to learn how to do this.  It is not always easy to live life in this way and so they help each other with the challenges that come along the way.  As a Church of England School they also look to Jesus to help and guide us.

Through Farnham CofE Primary School's vision and values they aim to encourage and enable all their children to:

Nurture a love for learning and self development.

Be confident and motivated, with a strong sense of self worth and belief in themselves and their abilities.

Become well rounded, kind, caring individuals, with respect for others, their environment and the world they live in.

Always try to do their best and strive to reach their full potential.

Have a strong sense of family values and be involved with the local community.

Farnham CofE Primary School will:

Provide safe and happy environments where children can develop and flourish, with learning being an enjoyable experience.

Provide a broad, balanced and interesting curriculum, and foster the development of life skills.

Offer a large and varied selection of extra-curricular activities, to add another dimension to the children’s learning experience and encourage them to extend their talents and interests.

Provide stimulating and vibrant resources to promote an active and enthusiastic learning experience.

Encourage the children to have a sense of ownership and pride in their school.

Promote a strong bond between School and Home, believing that children’s needs, success and development are aided by close co-operation between staff, parents and children.

Promote a strong caring ethos, where children show respect and tolerance for others, and  for each other’s feelings, views and capabilities.

Develop through work and play situations, the strong social skills required to establish good relationships with other children and adults.

Who's coming? 

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When I was younger, I was a massive football fan. I watched it all the time with my brothers. One day I saw a player score a goal and do a somersault to celebrate, I thought to myself; wow, I wish I could do that. The next few weeks I drove my mum crazy cartwheeling and being upside down in the house so she took me to a gymnastics club, red bridge gymnastics club I was aged 6. The club talent identified me and told me to more to a better facilitated club called east London, I was here for 5 years which is where my love for the sport grew. I found myself progressing rapidly and was spotted by the national head coach, I was put onto the elite performance pathway along with other children my age from various clubs.

It wasn’t long before I was competing In my first competition for Great Britain, I loved every minute and thought to myself, this is what I want to do, I’m going to make it to the Olympics one day. I thrived of the buzz of competing and used this to my advantage to advance my gymnastics career.

10 or so extra years of training and I have now achieved British, European and Commonwealth medals. My journey, however, is far from over and in the future I hope to be competing for my country at the Olympics!

Who are we?

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Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in partnership with Farnham CofE Primary School and the local community are running a fundraiser to help support the mental and physical health of the pupils after the national lockdowns.

Great news! Sports For Champions UK (CIC) will soon visit your school! Youth are invited to join a sponsored fitness circuit led by a Professional athlete, who will educate, enable, and empower participants with a view to inspire them as champions of tomorrow.

While we’re not all athletically inclined we strongly encourage participation, because all youth have talent and require inspiration to pursue their dreams - whatever they may be! After 10 years of success, we can promise a highly memorable event!

Sports For Champions events are held in support of schools, which keep 60% of the funds raised to spend on resources that will enrich young peoples’ education/experience. Professional athletes in need of support are the only other beneficiaries from the remaining 40%. Sports For Champions is an audited organization that is voluntarily registered with the Fundraising Regulator. You can support the initiative with assurance.

During the assembly, Sports For Champions athletes show medals and tell their story, hard work, lessons, and insights shared to capture the imagination of all and inspire healthier active lifestyles. Athletes discuss challenges on the road to success, with resilience, nutrition, diet, and dedication forming key topics. Fitness is essential for every young person’s general wellbeing in physical and mental health. It is also proven to be a strong booster of learning potential or brain power. By inspiring children as champions of tomorrow, Sports For Champions envision youth growing in all walks of life as healthy, [pro] active community-minded talents.

Alongside Team Sports For Champions, athletes invest in local communities to avail of support with training-related costs (e.g. physio/travel). Most world-class athletes train a rigorous 35hr week and struggle to find reliable work that fits their schedule. This is how the funds we raise enable athletes and your school/club to realise their potential. Many pro athletes are unsponsored, lose support, or cannot find it.

Sports For Champions offers schools the benefit of an added investment on resources/facilities, whilst helping athletes with the funds required to sustain their journey with a contribution towards training and competition fees, medical costs, equipment, and more.

Farnham CofE Primary School will be receiving an inspirational visit from renowned World Cup Gold medalist Courtney Tulloch on the 29th of November 2021 and we need your support!

The pupils will benefit from Physical activity, an inspirational talk including medal display and a Q&A session.

Why is this important?

Farnham CofE Primary School need to recover and rebuild after the national lockdown and with the help of a visit from Courtney Tulloch the pupils and teachers will be given the tools to respond to issues like a pandemic, begin to focus on friendships and social engagement all while improving their physical and mental well being.

Farnham CofE Primary School will benefit from the money raised to invest in key front-line services and equipment.

How can you help?

We're asking all parents to help make it a memorable event for the pupils with the help of World Cup Gold medalist Courtney Tulloch and to raise funds for key resources for Farnham CofE Primary School.

If you are a local business or a friend of the school and would like to contribute to help us get to our target then please do make a donation and share our project as far as you can.

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