Local community members to abseil Anfield Stadium in fundraising effort for new school playground

St Matthew’s Catholic Primary School in Walton, Liverpool, is thrilled to announce an exciting fundraising event where stakeholders will abseil Anfield Stadium’s main stand to raise funds for the school’s playground. The event will take place on Saturday, 6 July 2024.

This daring and exhilarating event will see teachers, parents, and community supporters of St Matthew’s Catholic Primary School take on the challenge. The goal is to generate much-needed funds to enhance the school’s playground, providing a safe and stimulating environment for the children.

The event promises to be a day filled with adventure, community spirit, and support for a great cause. Participants will receive professional training and safety guidance to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience. Friends, family, and the wider community are encouraged to come along and cheer on the brave abseilers, making it a memorable day for everyone involved.

Headteacher of St Matthew’s, Claire Sime, said: “We are excited to host this unique fundraising event and are grateful for the support of Liverpool FC in making it possible.”

“The funds raised will go directly towards improving our playground facilities, ensuring our children have a fantastic space to play and learn.”

The event aims to raise £5,000, which will be used to install new playground equipment, safety surfacing, and seating areas. Contributions can be made on the school’s crowdfunding page here.

St Matthew’s Catholic Primary School invites everyone to join in the fun and support this worthy cause.  Staff said: “Together, we can make a significant impact on our children’s outdoor learning and play experience so that they can continue to Love Learn and Shine Together with Jesus.”

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