Making A Difference

Posted: 12th May 2020

Over the last month, many of our pupils have come up with some extraordinary ways to help others and Make a Difference.

  • Olivia has been sending handmade cards to patients in hospital to cheer them up. She set up a fundraising page with friends and has so far raised over £370 for St Luke's Hospice. 
  • Connie has packed more than 1,000 pairs of knickers donated by her family's business to ambulance workers who are living in hotels with no access to laundry services.
  • Sienna is using her great grandmother’s sewing machine to make free washable masks from recycled fabrics for the elderly and young.
  • Tom has set up a schools pay it forward fund to provide food to people in a village in Costa Rica, raising over £380 so far. 
  • Cameron completed the 2.6 charity challenge by skipping for 26 minutes to raise money for Sailing Tectona, the organisation that operates Mount Kelly's boat Olga. He has raised more than £145 so far.
  • Izzy is thoroughly enjoying working as a carer in the community for Tavy Care Services and gaining valuable experience for when she applies to university to study paramedic science.
  • Kiera has been making sweet treats for key workers and their families.
  • Harry has been making posters for the residents of a care home in Chichester.
  • Lewis has cycled over 260 miles to raise over £430 so far for the NHS.
  • Four year old twins, Joseph and Wilbur, ran 2.6 miles every day for five days to complete a marathon distance between them and raise money for Little Village, a charity which provides essential supplies to young families dealing with challenging circumstances.



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