‘REAL’ Support for the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

As the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation is set to celebrate 10 years of fundraising this weekend, we were delighted to receive receipt for the money our Year 7 REAL showcase event raised for this fantastic charity. The foundation was set up by Sir Bobby himself, who was diagnosed with cancer 5 times and to date, the charity has raised twelve million pounds for vital research into the disease which affects around 2.5 million people in the UK. With the generosity of local business Ringtons Tea Merchants, who donated hampers for us to raffle, we proudly managed to raise £200 for this very worthwhile cause.

BBC Media City Visit

Last Thursday 10 Key Stage 3 students got the chance to visit BBC Media City in Salford. The students visited the nation’s most famous television sets and radio studios, from Match of the Day to BBC Radio 6 Music. The event, attended by schools across the North, also drew the attention of Blue Peter’s Radzi, who gave an impromptu speech about the importance of hard work when aiming high.

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