Parachute Jump: St Benedict’s Academy

Thank you for visiting our fundraising webpage and helping us to secure some much needed funds for the children at St Benedict's Academy. 

Please sponsor Canon Vianney Poucin, Mr Philip Russell and Mr Kevin Russell-Young (grandfather & father to 4 of the children at the Academy) as they will be bravely completing a skydive to raise funds for St Benedict's.

So what is St Benedict’s all about? We are a part-time academy based in Preston, Lancashire, looked after by the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, and welcome children from age 5 to 18. In September, the academy will be entering into its third academic year, having started in January 2018.

While the majority of the teachers at St. Benedict’s are volunteers, there are still the costs of heating the building, the electricity and water bills which need to be paid, textbooks to buy, and we never wish to turn a family away if they are not able to afford the fees. So, in order to keep the academy running and to provide a strong, Catholic education to as many children as possible, we rely on the donations of generous benefactors.

With that in mind, could you spare a few pounds and sponsor the three brave supporters of the Academy as they pluck up the courage to take a leap of faith and attempt a 15,000ft skydive on the 4th September.

Will you help make Catholic Education great again? Will you sponsor them?

God bless you,
Canon Ryan Post, Principal

If you are interested in finding out more about St Benedict's Academy please visit us at

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Canon Scott Tanner 
Ashton-on-Ribble, North West England, United Kingdom
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