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.…

Business Studies teacher Linda Smith discusses why she is bringing a class to her fourth Racing to School event

On Friday 14th December Linda Smith, a Business Studies teacher at Bournside School near Cheltenham, attended her fourth Racing to School event at Cheltenham Racecourse. Having been impressed when bringing Year 8 students along to a maths activity…

Michael Andrews appointed as new Chairman of Racing to School

Taking time out at the busiest time of year for any retailer, Director of Buying at Waitrose & Partners Michael Andrews has one eye on the exciting challenge of leading the charity Racing to School from next year. The new Chairman replaces…

Racing to School’s Rob Sage gains Racing Industry MBA

On Tuesday, after two years of hard work, seven graduates received their Master of Business Administration in the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industries degree from Liverpool University. All of the students that had been studying part-time while…

Careers event for Y9 pupils at Maricourt High School highlights the benefits of Aintree Beacon Programme

Last week Racing to School was at Maricourt High School in Merseyside to run a careers activity day for Year 9 pupils, as part of the Racing Foundation-funded Aintree Beacon Programme, which is run in conjunction with Aintree Racecourse. The…