Why free and engaging school trips are needed now, more than ever

At the start of the month, 7,000 headteachers from across the country wrote to nearly 3 million parents to explain the extent of the cuts they have faced and why they are being asked to help pick up the slack. Figures from the Institute for…

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…

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…

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…

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…