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Schools: Let’s celebrate Yorkshire

Schools: Let's celebrate Yorkshire

Give Cancer the Boot with our Yorkshire Day Resources

We are a Yorkshire charity and we love to celebrate our big and beautiful region. In the run up to Yorkshire Day on August 1st, we have created some resources for you to use, whether learning at home or in the classroom. We hope they will be fun.

Help break a World Record

On Yorkshire Day, August 1st, we’ll be attempting to set a new virtual world record and we need as many people involved as possible.

Click here to take part

Free worksheets

In the run up to Yorkshire Day, our worksheets will encourage pupils to learn about the wonderful place in which they live. You can use these worksheets in your lesson plans or share on school newsletters and social media as a resource for parents and pupils.

Download our FREE resources for KS2 and KS3 and let their imaginations take them on a journey across our region.

Free downloads

Share your activities

We’d love to share your school’s Yorkshire poems and artwork on our website so please send your entries to social@ycr.org.uk
You can also share the projects on your school’s social media using #giveitsomewelly – remember to tag us in!

Saving Yorkshire lives

Yorkshire Cancer Research is dedicated to funding research that saves lives in Yorkshire. Our aim is for at least 2000 more people to survive cancer in Yorkshire every year. To do this, each year we fund £10 million of world-leading research to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Find out more

Other welly good ideas

We want Yorkshire to get wacky with their wellies – wang them, wear them, paint them or plant them!

All it takes is a little imagination – and a pair of wellies!

Get involved

Welly good ideas to raise life saving funds

Really give it some welly with our FREE fundraising pack, full of ideas and advice to get you started. Come on Yorkshire, let’s give cancer the boot.

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