The CurTache Challenge

The CurTACHE Challenge! Taking inspiration from the brilliant Movember campaign, we have been approached by one of Robbie’s friends @jacobrumley who is keen to get involved in raising money for R World this November. In honour of this, the CurTACHE Challenge has been created! If you would also like to grow a ‘Tache for R World this November please let us know! Or if you would like to donate to this worthy cause go to: https://www.rworld.org.uk/donate-to-curtache-challenge/ Time to throw those razors away!💙 #curTACHEchallenge Pictures to be uploaded here !

Memorial Prize for contribution to geography

In 2019, Robbie achieved a first class honours degree in human geography from the University of Nottingham and his dissertation Urban Immersion in Edinburgh and Copenhagen: Re-imagining the Tourist’s ‘Sense of Place‘ was also awarded a distinction. To commemorate Robbie’s contribution to geography at the University of Nottingham, in 2020 the Robbie Curtis memorial prize for the best dissertation in human geography was created. This year we have our first prize recipient Jane Astbury who is a very worthy winner having been awarded a mark of 87% for her dissertation. Here is a message from Jane : My name is […]

R World in Africa

In partnership with the High Five Club   Robbie’s ambition was to start his career in Africa having just been awarded a scholarship to study a prestigious Master’s degree at Sussex University in ‘Development, Policy and Environment’. His interest in environmental matters was evident from an early age and there is no doubt that he would have thrown himself into the course in typical Robbie fashion in the same enthusiastic way he tackled everything. Sadly this wasn’t to be, but R World has taken over the reins to continue his wish to make a difference in African communities which will […]

Jessie and Helen’s Dark Peak Trail Run

Another amazing fundraiser! Jessie Burn and her mum completed the dark peaks trail run last week – 12k in the heat – and raised a brilliant £300 for R World taking our total to nearly £22,500! Since our newsletter, a further two teachers are now signed up to do First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training – the word is getting out! And take a look at our R World t-shirts !

Gillingham Anchorians Juniors – R World Family Festival

A massive thank you to our partners @anchorianshc for their amazing fundraising efforts recently!! Their R World Family Festival raised an incredible £375.60. Promoting the wellbeing of young people through sports is incredibly important and we’re proud to have funded first aid for mental health training for the club to implement in the future! P.S- check out the swanky kits 🤩🤩

Six teachers/lecturers are now trained with a further two funded and signed up for training !

Our sixth teacher/lecturer has completed the First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training course! Trained teachers/lecturers  Simon Langton School for Boys, Canterbury Queen Elizabeth School, Faversham University of Nottingham Dane Court, Broadstairs Nottingham Academy Gillingham Anchorians Juniors Universities funded with training pending University of Sheffield University of Sussex