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…

Racing to School launches new Riders’ Programme booklet

Racing to School’s successful Riders’ Programme is now supported by its own bespoke booklet for participants who already have a connection with the horse but for whom the workings and opportunities of racing are still to be discovered. The…

Chester Race Company Launch New Educational Programme with Bishop Heber High School

This year an economic impact study found that Chester Race Company contributed £54.1 million of expenditure per annum in the local economy and supports some 974 gross Full Time Equivalent jobs. In addition to driving commercial revenue, employment…

At The Races presenter Bob Cooper goes racing back to school with Carrie Ford

Racing to School’s Carrie Ford took time out of her busy schedule working with a local school at Uttoxeter on Thursday to give ATR’s Bob Cooper a lesson he won’t forget. Watch the full clip below:

Horses, Heritage and History feature in another successful Dubai Future Champions Education Week

Last week saw the successful completion of another year of the Dubai Future Champions Education Week in Newmarket. This project allows Year 8 pupils from the Newmarket Academy to take part in a series of activities throughout the week, culminating…

Shadwell Day a ‘fantastic’ experience for Admirals Academy pupils

Last Friday was Shadwell Day at Newmarket Racecourse, with the racing and breeding operation of H H Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum sponsoring the two Group 2 races on the card. It also marked the start of the second year of Shadwell’s sponsorship…