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.
Leweston sent festive cheer into local care homes in the lead up to Christmas. The school hoped that its students could help to ease loneliness by writing letters, streaming the Pre-Prep Nativity and sending in a recording of the Carol Service.
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.
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.
The pupils at King's Hall School have brought some early festive cheer by writing letters to the elderly residents at a local care home this term, many of whom have been unable to see their families because of the second Covid lockdown.
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.