The Woodlands Primary School Fundraiser

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester, United Kingdom

We did it
On 17th June 2022 we successfully raised £505 with 29 supporters in 34 days

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

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire West and Chester, United Kingdom

Woodlands Primary School are hosting an inspirational workshop with Matt Lee. Can you help us make it happen?

The School 

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Woodlands Primary School is a very happy school where every child matters.

They are committed to family partnership, and invested in fostering a life-long love of learning in all children. The school pride themselves on being a friendly open school where all members of the community take part in evaluating their progress and driving the school forward, particularly the proactive governors and parents.

Woodlands Primary School have high expectations for all pupils, both academically and socially. They welcome and celebrate the diversity in the community and share experiences, interests and strengths in order to enhance the social, moral, spiritual and cultural aspects of their curriculum.

 The school's dedicated teaching and teaching support staff ensure that learning is engaging, challenging, interactive (and fun!) whilst the team of site and admin staff ensure that school is safe.

Who's coming? 

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HOW I STARTED

It was my PE teacher who introduced me to athletics. The first event I tried was long jump. After that first com- petition I fell in love with the sport and joined my local club and started to try as many events as possible, which is why I am a Decathlete. 

MY GREATEST SETBACK

As a Decathlete I pick up more injuries than most, and some more serious than others. I need to look after myself but not pushing beyond my limits. It hasn’t always worked out for me as I’ve spent a large portion of my career injured. However, I won’t give up until I achieve my dream of reaching the Olympics. 

MY HOBBIES

I enjoy playing Snooker, Pool, Football, Swimming, playing games, going to the cinema, and having a good laugh! I love socialising, especially with friends and you will find that I am quite the social butterfly! 

Who are we?

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Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in partnership with Woodlands 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.

Woodlands Primary School will be receiving an inspirational visit from renowned Matt Lee on the 17th of June 2022 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?

Woodlands Primary School is promoting health and wellbeing throughout the school and with the help of a visit from Matt Lee, this will be enhanced as a school, they are also focussing on encouraging diversity and raising the aspirations of the pupils through sport.

Woodlands Primary School will benefit from the money raised as they will be able to invest in new equipment and fund opportunities for the children in afterschool clubs.

How can you help?

We're asking all parents to help make it a memorable event for the pupils with the help of Matt Lee and to raise funds for key resources for Woodlands 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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