Welcome to Friends of Syresham School first ever Virtual Balloon Race – we’d love you to take part in our Back to School fundraiser! (NB This is virtual ... so totally environmentally friendly and there is no risk to wildlife!!).

Star Prizes (for all charities joining this race):
1st - £500 cash prize
2nd - iPad
And 10 x £10 book tokens

There are also 3 AMAZING PRIZES EXCLUSIVELY for our top 3 Syresham Balloons!!

* £25 Voucher for Wappenham Farm - can be used at either The Pumpkin Farm or Christmas Shop.
* A bespoke “Sweet Treats Box” - from Julie Turnham Catering to the value £30.
* £25 M&S voucher.

Follow the link below to buy and customise as many balloons as you like at £3 per balloon, and watch on Google Maps as they fly across Moscow and to wherever the wind takes them! The 7 day computer simulation race starts on 14th September at midday, and the software uses current live weather data to determine the progress of each virtual balloon.

Due to Covid-19 we have sadly had to cancel all of our Spring and Summer fundraising activities including our biggest event of the year the May Day Fete. This is a hugely popular event and is always well supported by our school families and members of the community, by attending, buying raffle tickets, donating prizes, raising sponsorship and such like. While we fully appreciate and understand that this is a very difficult time for many, we are hoping that some of you may enjoy taking part in this fun event from the comfort of your own home and helping us to recoup some of the funds that the school will have lost out on this year.

Please do share our virtual balloon race with as many friends and family members that you can (you can even gift balloons!) and we thank you all for your ongoing support for our school charity as we all continue to navigate through this tough period.

Our fundraising target is: £500

Gross monies raised so far: £654

Supporters so far: 70

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Indie's Grandpa4: travelled 1,445.88km FINISHED

  • #2 Indie's Grandpa3: travelled 1,417.30km FINISHED

  • #3 Indie's Auntie Emily: travelled 1,359.84km FINISHED

  • #4 Charlie P2: travelled 1,317.46km FINISHED

  • #5 Balloon: travelled 1,171.88km FINISHED

  • #6 Melanie Bailey: travelled 1,100.86km FINISHED

  • #7 Dot you Later: travelled 918.48km FINISHED

  • #8 Jon: travelled 810.16km FINISHED

  • #9 Sages Balloon: travelled 795.23km FINISHED

  • #10 JET G: travelled 755.67km FINISHED

  • #11 Indie's Auntie Crissi: travelled 752.08km FINISHED

  • #12 Plinky: travelled 750.02km FINISHED

  • #13 Sara: travelled 749.84km FINISHED

  • #14 George: travelled 749.75km FINISHED

  • #15 Papa B: travelled 749.24km FINISHED

  • #16 JellyfishJeff1000: travelled 748.64km FINISHED

  • #17 David: travelled 748.33km FINISHED

  • #18 Rio: travelled 744.75km FINISHED

  • #19 Indie's Grandpa6: travelled 739.77km FINISHED

  • #20 Auntie Sam : travelled 720.29km FINISHED

Supporter Balloons (218)

  • Plinky joined the race on September 13, 2020, 7:44 PM

  • Planky joined the race on September 13, 2020, 7:44 PM

  • Plonky joined the race on September 13, 2020, 7:44 PM

  • Plunky joined the race on September 13, 2020, 7:44 PM

  • Matt Haddy joined the race on September 13, 2020, 6:37 PM

  • Nathaniel Haddy joined the race on September 13, 2020, 6:23 PM

  • Penguins joined the race on September 13, 2020, 6:05 PM

  • Balloon joined the race on September 13, 2020, 5:44 PM

  • Dottie joined the race on September 13, 2020, 5:39 PM

  • Rio joined the race on September 13, 2020, 5:39 PM