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This project was awarded £25000 by the OneFamily Foundation. View all winners

Hove Park School Outdoor Gym

(East Sussex)

The funding will enable the installation of an Outdoor Gym and Street Workout Rig (like an older kids’ climbing frame) at Hove Park Lower School for the use of the pupils both during PE lessons and in their breaks all year round.

Our goals:

  • Improved school facilities for use in PE lessons - funding cuts over the years have left Hove Park School with ageing facilities which are disgraceful for a school of its size.
  • Active break times for more students at Hove Park School, giving them something healthy and active to do with friends.
  • Helping to reinforce the pride that every child deserves to have in their school
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How we will achieve our goals

The money would be used to purchase and install an Outdoor Gym and Workout Rig which will last for years to come.

Where the money will go

All the students at Hove Park come from the surrounding areas and the project will promote fitness, encourage excercise and bolster pride in a school where investment in sporting facilities has been woefully neglected in this time of austerity.

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11 August 2017
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11 August 2017
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  1. Posted on August 9, 2017

    Hove Park School has made my two girls who had to move from Gloucestershire in years 10 & 11 feel very welcome in what has been a testing time. From day one the school has gone way beyond what I would have expected – they’ve been made to feel welcome and have been able to crack on with their education when a lot of things could have gone against them. Well done to all the Staff & Board at Hove Park School. Proud parent.

  2. Posted on August 9, 2017

    Work together, study together and get fit together! A great project for our school to have…

  3. Posted on August 10, 2017

    Seems a great idea.

  4. Posted on August 10, 2017

    Hope you are successful. Great idea.

  5. Posted on August 11, 2017

    Good luck

  6. Posted on August 13, 2017

    Good luck, the kids really deserve this

  7. Posted on August 15, 2017

    Great idea and much needed! Hove Park School needs our support. It deserves to get this for all the hard work the students and staff put in to make it such a welcoming and inclusive school. It has had no help for buildings or equipment for a very long time and soldiers on regardless. Go HPS!!!

  8. Posted on August 15, 2017

    Great idea. Good luck!

  9. Posted on August 19, 2017

    Support the Hove Park school Gym please!

  10. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Hove Park School is tremendous and the children would benefit hugely from this project. A great incentive.

  11. Posted on August 23, 2017

    Hove Park School and the students really deserve this, hope this bid is successful. Fingers crossed!

  12. Posted on August 23, 2017

    Great idea. Good luck

  13. Posted on August 23, 2017

    I went to hove park and now my daughter goes here good luck hope you get the grant

  14. Posted on August 24, 2017

    Good Luck Hove Park School!!! You deserve this!! Great school and wonderful teachers.

  15. Posted on August 26, 2017

    The best idea for the best school.

  16. Posted on August 28, 2017

    Hove Park School has outstanding teachers who all go the extra mile for the pupils (including my children). It has some of the poorest outdoor facilities of secondary schools in the city and this equipment would make a huge difference. Please add your votes and help have a real impact on young lives – 1,000 lovely, diverse, dynamic and deserving young people, for years to come

    thank you

  17. Posted on August 30, 2017

    I’m a student my self I know this will be highly beneficial, for all the student across the valley.

  18. Posted on September 3, 2017

    Hugely supportive staff group doing everything they can to enhance the educational performance of their students. Keeping fit and being active supports this. I hope you get the funding.

  19. Posted on September 3, 2017

    My old school, remembered fondly, hope you win!

  20. Posted on September 4, 2017

    The Staff and students made my 3 children really happy at Hove Park and were always helpful and available at times of our need so only too pleased to support the future pupils. Good luck and thanks from proud parents.

  21. Posted on September 5, 2017

    A brilliant initiative! Good luck!

  22. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Here’s hoping this project gets the support – it would help all the students at the school to stay fit and healthy

  23. Posted on September 5, 2017

    This outdoor gym equipment will be of huge benefit to the current pupils and the thousands yet to come. Research shows that children who are physically active during break times are better able to focus in lessons. Invaluable!

  24. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Hope we win this wonderful opportunity to provide the school with some fantastic equipment for the children to enjoy fingers X

  25. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Great initiative and I hope you guys get the funding to do this. Charlie

  26. Posted on September 6, 2017

    Good luck x

  27. Posted on September 6, 2017

    Good luck!

  28. Posted on September 6, 2017

    Good luck

  29. Posted on September 6, 2017

    I’m a Blatchington Mill parent and we are all voting to help our neighbouring School get their gym equipment…GOOD LUCK!!

  30. Posted on September 6, 2017

    Let’s help the school help our children!! Get voting!

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