logoBishop Stopford’s School is hosting a special event on the school’s site on Tuesday 16th July, 2:00pm as part of Race for Life’s schools programme.

All students will join forces with the teaching and non-teaching staff, to take on cancer and walk, jog or run in aid of Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work.

To help the pupils prepare, teachers have been using a schools’ resource kit specially created by the charity which includes everything needed to stage the event as well as an assembly plan and top fundraising tips.

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is an inspiring series of events which raises millions of pounds every year to help fund vital research.

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Schools across the UK are being invited to hold their own Race for Life events in aid of the charity. They can choose a day that fits with the term calendar and pick a distance which suits the age and abilities of all pupils.

About Race for Life Schools

  • Race for Life Schools enables schools to host their own Race for Life event on any date, over any distance, to raise money for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work.
  • Race for Life Schools is free to enter and schools receive a free kit with everything they need to run the event, including medals and sponsorship forms for everyone taking part, finish line tape, posters to promote the event and fundraising tools.
  • In 2017, over 2,600 schools across the UK took part in Race for Life Schools and together they raised nearly £1.6 million to help beat cancer sooner.
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