Our year of fundraising activities for The Children’s Trust got off to a fantastic start. Our first major event, a mufti day on Friday before half term, raised a whopping £388.65.
Our Year 6 Wellbeing leaders were collecting at the gates in the morning and introduced another initiative in Assembly: collection bags were sent home for the holidays and the children encouraged to find books, toys, games and clothing in good condition to donate to the Children’s Trust shop in Banstead. This week, the Wellbeing leaders helped to deliver the filled collection bags to the high street. They had so many donations there wasn’t any room left in the minibus!
We also held a collection for visitors who attended our Grandparents’ Morning last week. Thank you very much to everyone who donated, your generous contributions added almost £250 to our total.
Alison Moore, mum of Amelie, Hollie, Florence and James is also fundraising for The Children’s Trust, by doing a sponsored skydive. She and a friend will be jumping out of a plane on Mother’s Day and are hoping to raise £500. Alison is privileged to work on the rehabilitation unit at the Children’s Trust, caring for children with Acquired Brain injuries. To help raise funds she ran competitions at the school gates to coincide with our mufti day, with children paying 50p to guess the number of sweets in the jar and the teddy bear’s birthday. Thank you to everyone who took part, she raised £65. If you would like to support Alison and Nat, you can donate via their JustGiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/nat-alison-skydive