Practice makes perfect for Newmarket Academy pupils

Learning employability skills is a vital part of the Godolphin-sponsored Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon Project. Last week, a careers speed dating event gave Year 9 students an introduction to the world of work by giving them the opportunity…

Teacher Danielle Lawler looks forward to another successful year for the Aintree Beacon Programme

Racing to School’s Aintree Beacon Programme is now into its fourth academic year, and we caught up with Maricourt High School’s Careers Leader, Danielle Lawler, to hear about the plans for this year and the impact of the programme so far. The…

Careers speed dating – a highlight of Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon Project

On 23rd January, the Newmarket Academy Godolphin Beacon got motoring for 2019 with a careers speed dating session for Year 9 pupils. The employment-focused event is aimed at helping students understand more about the world of work by giving…

From Racing to School to Racing Groom in under 12 months: the inspiring story of Meg Lyth

This time last year, Meg Lyth was like countless other 15-year-olds facing the end of her GCSEs and unsure of what to do with her future. She loved sport and a career working in a related industry, perhaps as a PE teacher, was high on her agenda.…