A huge shout out goes to all the girls in Manor House who ran, walked, cycled, roller skated, rode horses and rowed more than 1,000 miles to complete the ‘Land’s End to John O’Groats Challenge’. They surpassed the 874 miles and raised over £1,300 in sponsorship for Demelza Hospice in just one week – incredibly impressive!
The boys in Teme House were also involved in the ‘Land’s End End to John O’Groats' Challenge. In a bid to replicate everyone in the House completing the League Run once a week, the boys have been challenged to run the 874 miles and raise £874 for Turning Tides, a local charity which provides a range of homeless support services across West Sussex. More will follow in the coming weeks.
The Sankey’s girls have smashed their targets and reached their goal of 4,000 km, raising £1,000 for their chosen charity, Women’s Aid.
Lower Sixth Former Jina C reports: ‘I set a goal of 50 km and decided that I needed to do 7 km a day. With the Strava app I could track distance, speed, pace, time and location. It was very useful to see how the others were doing and it kept us motivated! I was able to exercise with a former Sankey's member, Kira, and I’m sure everyone enjoyed being out every day and getting a bit of fresh air during these difficult times. Well done to everyone in the House and especially to Grace S (300 km in a week!), Rosalind D (100 km), Issy G (97 km), Ruth B (171 km) and Abby G (117 km) for coming at the top of their year groups!’
Fantastic work from Field’s House as well, where the girls have made incredible progress so far in their fundraising for Cancer Research, having completed 640 miles and raised £830.
More news will follow from all Houses at the end of term.