Entries by Rob Sage

Inclusivity to the fore at Newbury Racecourse

On March 1st, we were delighted to welcome Thatcham Park Primary School to Newbury Racecourse for their first experience of a Racing to School event. Thanks to the racecourse team, they received the full ‘Racing to School’ experience of behind-the-scenes access; an individual set of silks for each pupil; and a chance to meet the […]

All-Party Parliamentary Group to support Racing to School

The education charity Racing to School is delighted to be announced as the beneficiary of this year’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on Racing and Bloodstock Charity Dinner, which is due to take place in the House of Commons on Thursday 4th July 2019. This popular annual event brings together influential figures from the racing, bloodstock and […]

Racing to School events set to continue as planned

Following consultation with our racecourse partners and participating schools, we are pleased to announce that our events scheduled to take place on Friday February 8th and next week will continue as planned despite the cancellation of racing due to cases of equine influenza. The British Horseracing Authority is issuing updates and advice on its website […]

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 to pitch questions to a selection of local employers. On January 29th, it was the turn of […]