Eight Monmouth School for Girls’ boarders, based at School House, have run the equivalent of a full marathon – 26.2 miles – in aid of mental health charity, Mind. The tremendous running feat has already netted £510 for the charity.
A pupil at The Mount School in York is cycling the distance of a marathon to raise money to help young homeless people in the historic city. Milly, age 11, decided to use her time during the current lockdown to make a difference.
Jo Hart, a teacher at The Royal School in Surrey, spent part of the Christmas holiday undertaking training to become a volunteer vaccinator. She will shortly be deployed to one of the many mass vaccination centres being set up around the country.
Pupils at St Margaret's Preparatory School, Calne got into the festive spirit to raise money for charity by showing how well they know their teachers. They held a red and green themed Mufti Day and a quiz, rather than the usual stalls and sideshows.
Bancroft’s Prep School, Woodford Green, held a very successful Christmas Foodbox Appeal. In total they collected enough food to make up boxes to feed one hundred and twenty local needy households.
Earlier this year, St Peter's School York Upper Sixth pupil Rory launched a soup run to support the over 60s in his local community. He was chosen as a 'Local Hero' on BBC Look North for supporting others during the pandemic.
Three pupils from St Peter’s 8-13 have reached the national final of the Modern Languages National Spelling Bee. This amazing achievement is testament to many hours of dedicated learning and practice.
Students and staff at Monmouth School for Girls made handcrafted cards and filled shoeboxes packed with treats and gifts for vulnerable people in the area.
Charity-minded pupils at Bedales Prep and Pre-prep Schools have raised over £4,500 for good causes this term. The money, which will be split between several charities, has been raised through a series of events and initiatives.
Children at Churcher’s College Junior School & Nursery were treated to a big surprise as it turned out that he and two of his best reindeer, Donner and Blitzen, who had been conducting a trial run, had crash landed in the School’s pond enclosure!
There is no escaping the impact of COVID-19 this year and at BCS the children and staff have felt very close to the amazing work being carried out by the NHS. With many parents working at the local hospitals, The Blue Coat School was caring and educating for up to 100 key worker children a day during the first Lockdown.
A novel Colour Run event at Queen’s College, Taunton, raised a staggering £4,289.73 for Love Musgrove, a charity which supports the fantastic work carried out at nearby Musgrove Park Hospital.
During the final week of term, pupils at UCS in Hampstead made, wrote and decorated almost 1500 Christmas cards which were sent, via the charity Cards of Care, to residents of care homes across London.
Eight Crackley Hall pupils aged 5 to 11-years old have just completed a sponsored fast to raise money for local food banks. They set out to raise £100, but their thoughtful fundraiser has touched people’s hearts, helping them raise just over £2,000.
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Community spirited King’s Ely pupils have donated dozens of shoeboxes filled with festive goodies to Ely Foodbank, which volunteers will now be distributing to local families in crisis in the run up to Christmas.
Talbot Heath school welcomed back wildlife enthusiast, Stewart McPherson, to lead an exclusive science Zoom lesson to hundreds of schools across the country to inspire pupils about insects.
Students at St Benedict’s have made a special Christmas collection for Ealing Foodbank, donating over 50 Christmas hampers. The hampers were created by each of the school’s form-groups – from Year 7 to the Sixth Form.
King's Ely students with a love for learning languages and experiencing different cultures are to reap the benefits of a new Erasmus+ project. The school has secured funding from the European Commission and British Council to deliver ‘The Village’.