The Rudyard Kipling Primary School Fundraiser

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Brighton, England, United Kingdom

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

by Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in Brighton, England, United Kingdom

Rudyard Kipling Primary School are hosting an inspirational workshop with Issa Batrane. Can you help us make it happen?

The School 

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Rudyard Kipling Primary School is a school where every child is celebrated. Their beautiful setting, located high up in the rolling hills of Woodingdean, makes the learning fun: encouraging every child on their individual pathway to success.

They are a diverse and inclusive community with nurture at the heart of all that they do. A love of outdoor learning runs throughout their curriculum and the school's creative approach to teaching uses the huge outside spaces at every opportunity. At Rudyard, they use OPAL (Outside Play and Learning): all children at the school love playtimes and enjoy using a varied selection of play equipment which encourage creativity and collaboration.

Everyone loves sport at Rudyard and the children are provided with myriad opportunities to take part in different sports, to represent the school in matches. All children are proud to wear the Rudyard colours!

A rich and varied curriculum runs through Rudyard: the children are scientists, historians, artists and coders! They children sing, The children dance, The children perform plays on the school's indoor and outside stages. They have amazing facilities here at Rudyard.

Because of the high quality of their teaching, the children enjoy achieving. They leave Rudyard Kipling Primary School as kind, respectful and open minded individuals with high aspiration and ambition. 

Who's coming? 

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HOW I STARTED

I started playing indoor volleyball after my local club came to my secondary school. At 17 I went full time and in my first summer was asked to compete in the beach version, with the rest being history. At 23 I have won back to back British titles.

MY GREATEST CHALLENGE

The Covid19 pandemic dashed my plans to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, and moving to the Netherlands to train. The level of the game is more intense and living in a foreign country has its challenges, but technology helps me keep in touch with my family.

MY HOBBIES

I love Tennis, Football, Basketball and the NFL. I have been known to cook up a storm in the kitchen and also have a big interest in shoes (a lot of friends will vouch that perhaps it is too big an interest!)

Who are we?

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 Sports For Champions UK (CIC) in partnership with Rudyard Kipling 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!

SFC 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%. SFC is a government audited organization that is voluntarily registered with the Fundraising Regulator. You can support the initiative with assurance. 

During the assembly, SFC 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, SFC envision youth growing in all walks of life as healthy, [pro] active community-minded talents.

Alongside Team SFC, 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 CIC 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.  

Rudyard Kipling Primary School will be receiving an inspirational visit from renowned Professional athlete Issa Batrane on the 23rd of July 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?

Rudyard Kipling Primary School need to recover and rebuild after the national lockdown and with the help of a visit from Issa Batrane 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.

Rudyard Kipling 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 Issa Batrane and to raise funds for key resources for Rudyard Kipling 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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