Maths teacher Denise Allen describes the experience of her group from the Harris Academy Beckenham on a Racing to School day at Epsom this week

Denise Allen, Head of Key Stage 3 Maths at Harris Academy Beckenham, had a job to juggle the requests from parents of her Year 7 pupils who were keen for their child to attend the charity’s day at Epsom on 25th March. The school attended…

QIPCO BRITISH CHAMPIONS SERIES SET TO ENGAGE MORE YOUNG PEOPLE THAN EVER

More youngsters than ever before will get the chance to discover Britain’s premier Flat race meetings in 2018, with QIPCO British Champions Series and The Pony Club further extending their commitment to engage the younger generation in the…
Carrie Ford (left) alongside Katie Walsh at a Racing to School Aintree Beacon event. Katie rides Baie Des Iles in the big race on Saturday. Source: liverpoolecho.co.uk

Grand National trailblazer Carrie Ford recalls the thrills of her first career

In March 2004, Racing to School’s Northern-based Regional Education Officer, Carrie Ford had recently retired from a highly successful race-riding career and just given birth to her daughter Hannah. Her husband, Richard, was due to run a horse…
Jo McCain running the weighing room activity at Chester in May 2017

A view from the inside - Racing to School’s Jo McCain

Part-time Racing to School Education Officer, Jo McCain, was always likely to pursue a career in the racing industry. She is part of the McCain family, which is synonymous with racing in the North West and the Nation’s most famous race, the…