Remembrance Day is always a significant event in the Hazlegrove calendar. In the lead up to this year's service, pupils were busy making ceramic poppies, designing and creating poppies in Design and Technology and handling artefacts from WW1.
Year 6 at Dragon School, Oxford, achieved something extraordinary on Tuesday 14 November. In one hour they swam the length of the English Channel, 1,416 lengths of the pool, to raise funds to airlift rhinos to safety.
The boys from Davenies School were delighted to learn all about Sparks Children’s Medical Research in assembly this week. Thomas Hilditch, Head Boy and Reuben Logan, Year 8, presented Catherine Sykes from Sparks with a cheque for an impressive £9,00
Barfield School in Farnham joined the Cothill Educational Trust in 2016. As part of the Trust’s charitable efforts, each of the 6 UK-based schools will host its own Charity Day at some time during this academic year.
Choristers at Reigate St Mary's Prep and Choir School were fascinated to unearth from their archives a letter written by a chorister in 1915 who was on his way to the Western Front. The discovery added poignancy to their Remembrance Day Service
Each year, pupils and staff at Barfield School in Farnham celebrate Remembrance Day with a special assembly with each child contributing to a display which serves as a visual reminder of the significance of the day.
Remembrance Day at Westbourne House School, Chichester, was particularly poignant, as it was held under the giant steel poppy which has graced the main house since 2014 in support of the Royal British Legion’s ’14-18 Legacy’.
A group of Year 7 children from Taunton Preparatory School have been lending a hand at local charity RAFT (Refugee Aid From Taunton) by sorting clothing and packing boxes ready for shipping to those in need.
Do you know a child that is willing to give up his or her birthday presents? One kind-hearted Birmingham pupil did just that. On her 6th birthday she asked her friends to donate money to charity instead of buying her a present.
Pupils at Hoe Bridge School have spent the last year raising money for charity and they have presented a cheque for £10,000 to the Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People at a special assembly attended by nearly 550 people.
Parkside School celebrated Harvest Festival in their Prep School last week. All donations by the boys were in aid of Send a Cow Appeal which raised just over £700 which will make a life changing difference to a community in Uganda.
A hero’s welcome awaited Ben Buckton, violin and ukulele teacher at Beechwood Park School at the start of this term. Mr Buckton had just returned from a bicycle journey like no other - cycling solo across Canada from west to east.