Hove school drums up £2,864 for CLIC Sargent

Young performers from Goldstone Primary School in Hove perfected their music skills with a special day of music as part of CLIC Sargent’s Practice-a-thon fundraising campaign.

Hove school drums up £2,864 for CLIC Sargent

Goldstone Primary took part in the Practice-a-thon in February. They raised an amazing £2,864 in support of CLIC Sargent, to help continue our work with children and young people with cancer, and their families.

The all day fundraiser included a surprise appearance when staff took to the stage at the end of the day to sing for the pupils.

Jane Swindells, Music Director at Goldstone Primary School said: “We all love music and you can’t beat the feeling you get after practising and benefiting from the results."

Practice-a-thon is a great way for us to perfect our skills, feel great, and raise money for a really important cause...


Practice-a-thon is a fundraising campaign for young singers, dancers and musicians, of all abilities. Schools and youth clubs and groups across the UK are encouraged to hold their own sponsored music, dance or singing event and raise money for young cancer patients, and their families. Participants also have the option of keeping 25% of the funds raised.

Dan Powell, CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager, said: “We want to say a big thank you to everyone at Goldstone Primary for choosing to take part in Practice-a-thon. Currently CLIC Sargent can only help two out of three children and young people with cancer – that’s why your support makes such a difference.”

Over the last nine years schools and groups from across the UK have raised over £900,000 for CLIC Sargent through music, song and dance – and had a great time doing it. It is hoped that in its 10th anniversary year Practice-a-thon will be able to celebrate reaching £1 million. 

More information

Sign up to take part in Practice-a-thon or telephone 0845 120 6340