Blog

Here you’ll find blog posts from our Senior Leadership Team, Trustees, parents and staff to share interesting thoughts and ideas, and keep you in the loop with other exciting things happening at Challengers.

Celebrating Pride 2022

Author:: Gen Dearman

Pride month is all about acceptance, equality, celebrating the work of LGBTQ+ people and to raise awareness of issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. As we come to the end of Pride month, it is a time to reflect and recognise how far we have come since the Stonewall riots 50 years ago.

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Flo’s Story – Living with a disabled sibling

Author:: Flo Petrie

Flo’s brother Adam previously attended Challengers, where he enjoyed many years of inclusive fun and play – benefitting both him and his family. Drawing on her own experience of growing up with a disabled sibling, Flo has written and produced a play called ‘Aaron’ which offers an honest, moving and stripped-back portrayal of life with a disability. Here she shares her experience and the difference Challengers made to their lives.

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My London Marathon

Author:: Carla Gill

Carla, our Head of Fundraising and Comms, shares her experience of running the London Marathon in 2021.

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