The stars of Practice-a-thon

Since 2002, schools and groups across the UK have been practicing, playing and performing as part of Practice-a-thon to help support children and young people with cancer, and their families.

The stars of Practice-a-thon

Sign up ›Sign up today to take part in CLIC Sargent's Practice-a-thon and have fun developing your musical, drama and dancing skills.

Here are just some of the stories of how our Practice-a-thon stars got involved:

Sydenham High's Practice-a-thon raises over £1,100

Students at Sydenham High Junior School beat their previous fundraising total in this year’s Practice-a-thon, delivering an amazing £1,110 for CLIC Sargent.

CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager Helen Lye said: "A huge thank you to the teachers and pupils at Sydenham High Junior School for choosing to take part in Practice-a-thon for the second time. Every penny from each music, dance or singing event helps CLIC Sargent to support families affected by childhood cancer across the UK."

Hurlingham School dance non-stop for CLIC Sargent

Students and teachers from Hurlingham Preparatory School raised an impressive £2,034 for children and young people with cancer by taking part in CLIC Sargent's Practice-a-thon.

Around 90 students from the Swan House at Hurlingham Preparatory School, from the reception class to Year 6, took part in a sponsored dance-a-thon, which saw them spend three hours moving and shaking to their favourite songs.

Tea party concert with very special guest

Anna Tharia, a music teacher from Cheltenham, organised a tea party concert in support of one of her students, raising £200 for children and young people with cancer.

CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager Laura Penry said: “Thank you so much Anna for organising such a lovely day and raising money for CLIC Sargent, your support is hugely appreciated and we can't thank you enough.”

Dance Divaz step-up to raise funds for CLIC Sargent

Ilkeston based Dance group, 'Dance Divaz' wowed the crowds with their wintertime dance extravaganza in support of fellow member, four-year-old Alice, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2014. 

The Dance Divaz group worked together to bake cupcakes to sell, and organised a raffle to help raise a fantastic total of £675.16 for CLIC Sargent.

Theatre school performs for Christmas

Young stars from All the Arts Theatre took part in Practice-a-thon during the holiday season.

70 talented students held a Christmas performance raising a wonderful £250 for CLIC Sargent.

School principal Lucy Morgans said: “Our pupils love performing and you can’t beat the feeling you get after rehearsing a show and benefiting from the results."

Be a Practice-a-thon star

To take part in CLIC Sargent's Practice-a-thon, please contact our team on 08451 206 340 or email: practiceathon@clicsargent.org.uk.

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