Pupil Council Sponsored Virtual Pilgrimage to Rome

The St. Fergus Pupil council have decided to hold a sponsored Virtual Pilgrimage to Rome. The distance from our school to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is about 1224 miles (1970 km)! This will be a sponsored pilgrimage to help us with our almsgiving during Lent, the sponsorship form is attached below. We are looking for all our St.Fergus families to get involved by running, walking or cycling and tracking the miles you do each day/week on our Strava page. This will take place for the remainder of Lent with the aim of reaching Rome and giving alms to alleviate the suffering of the poor. Our chosen charities this year are Missio and Who cares? Scotland. There is a link posted below for our video explaining how you can download the Strava app and how to use this along with some written instructions.


  1. Visit your devices app store and download the Strava app
  2. Create an account using either your email, Facebook, google account or Apple ID
  3. Create your profile adding your name, date of birth and gender
  4. Click ‘maybe later’ when asked to start your free trial (you do not need to have a free trial or pay for the app to use it)
  5. click ‘get started’
  6. Go to explore on the top toolbar > clubs > search St.Fergus Primary> request to join
  7. Start uploading your activity using either the record button at the bottom of the app to track your walk/run/cycle or you can import activity from a Fitbit/ Apple watch. This is all included in the Facebook Video:

Here is a link to our sponsorship form which you can download or visit the school office for a paper copy of this form. Sponsorship money can be paid via ParentPay: