12hrs of Sport

A yearly fundraiser that is thrown by a number of schools across Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire that is continuing to grow at an amazing rate. The 12 hour challenge requires participants to arrive at the school at 7am and complete a range of different sports for 12 straight hours.

12hrs of Sport 2019

On Friday 6th December, Ken Stimpson Community School hosted its third annual 12 hours of sport. This year the event attracted 133 students from years 7, 8 & 9. The 10 hour challenge requires participants to arrive at the school at 7am and complete a range of different sports for 12 straight hours. The events included trampolining, badminton, dodgeball, basketball and football. The students at KSCS through their sports marathon managed to raise an amazing amazing £2700 for The Malcolm Whales Foundation.

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12hrs of Sport 2018

On Friday 14th December a record 126 Ken Stimpson students took part in the annual 12 hours of sport. The event challenges both the student’s energy and effort levels as they participate in a range of different sports activities. Each year the event supports The Malcolm Whales Foundation, a local charity that raises money for children’s cancer. The Foundation was founded in memory of Malcolm Whales, father to Damien Whales a teacher at KSCS. Malcolm lost his fight with bowel cancer in 2008 at the age of 55. Since his death the charity now runs a number of events for secondary students and has raised £180,000 for cancer related causes.

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12hrs of Sport 2017

The 2017 12 hours of sport was hosted by two schools – Ely College and Ken Stimpson Peterborough. Both events were a massive success with nearly 200 students taking part. This year we took the decision to donate Christmas presents to Peterborough Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital. As we have previously, we ensured that the student were involved from start to finish.

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12hrs of Sport 2016

This year saw two schools take part in the 12 hours of sport – Ely College and Rushden Academy. Well done to both staff and students from Rushden Academy and Ely College. Your efforts today have been amazing and have raised an incredible £2600. That money will be spent to make a difference to young people who have unfortunately been affected by cancer.

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12hrs of Sport 2012

On the 30 November, students from Ely College took part in the 12 Hours of Sport event. With a range of activities available, more than 90 students participated with the aim to raise money for the Malcolm Whales Foundation. Following another successful sponsored walk in the summer which involved nearly 100 students from 4 different schools, Mr Whales showcased the 12 Hours of Sport after its popular turnout last year. The sports hall was filled with a variety of activities, including dance mats, table tennis, badminton and trampolines.

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