Abbotts Ann Primary School is a tiny village school with just over 100 pupils. We had an amazing amount of fun during their North Pole Day in February. Part of the day involved a sponsored walk, where all the children, and many of the staff spent an hour walking (but mainly running) round set routes Read More…

I recently visited Mary Collins year 2 class at Wherwell Primary School. They were a lively group of children, who clearly enjoyed learning, and were very participative. The children were keen to know how I would keep warm out in the Arctic, with temperatures up to minus forty degrees Celsius. I took in most of Read More…

North Pole Day with Arctic-Mummy

  At last I have managed to edit the video of my day at Abbotts Ann Primary School! You can see how much fun the children (and I had!)  Here!

#Arctic-Mummy Goes Back To School

I had the most fantastic day on Thursday 17th February.  Having presentated to Abbotts Ann Primary School in September 2010, about my Polar Race, and it’s challenges, they organised a North Pole Day for the whole school, to raise funds for The Jamie G Sporting Trust. The North Pole Day was an idea developed by The Read More…

Generous Support from HCS Junior School

Just before the end of term before Christmas Hampshire Collegiate Junior School organised a sponsored walk with ALL the children to raise funds for Arctic-Mummy and their chosen charity “Schools in Madagascar”. The sponsored walk was a truly successful event. We all had a very enjoyable morning walking round the beautiful school grounds, and the Read More…

On Wednesday 15th December just under 200 pupils from Hampshire Collegiate Junior School participated in a sponsored walk,  raising funds for Arctic-Mummy and the Junior School’s charity “Schools in Madagascar”. The Children walked the walk for as long as they were able from 9.30 – 11.30am. Every class from nursery to year 6 took part, and Read More…

Question Time ……

Last week I visited Abbots Ann Primary School to talk to the children about Challenge, Olympic Values and in particular my challenge in the Arctic. I did a short presentation, asking them about challenge, what challenges they had done, or were doing; and gave them some information about my trip and preparation. We then had Read More…