In May, Andrew Wilkes (Deputy Head) launched the Peer Education project which is being run at UCS in association with the Mental Health Foundation. Students in the Sixth Form will be trained and will deliver lessons on well-being to younger pupils.
During the Lent and Trinity Term, Norwich School has been working with a charitable organisation, Dying Matters, in a creative writing project brought about by the Lord Lieutenant's Palliative Care Forum.
FUN and frolics – with a large splattering of powder paint – have raised more than £2,000 for King’s Ely’s two school charities.
The Royal Junior School's first ever Discovery Day was a great success as the school invited nursery children and their parents to spend a morning in the life of a Reception pupil in Comets class.
On Sunday, under an azure sky, Westwood boarders travelled to Porthcawl in Wales for a beach clean.
On Friday 10 May, over 200 pupils from Bede’s Prep and Senior Schools volunteered their time to litter pick at local public spaces for Eastbourne’s Great Park Clean, which was organised by Oliver Sterno of the Plastic Free Eastbourne campaign.
Pupils from Great Ballard School choir visited Claremont Lodge Nursing Home and performed for the residents. The occasion was enjoyed by all generations and it was magical to see the spirits of the residents lifted as they listened to the music.
Year 13 Taunton School student Bethan Collier highlighted the importance of Youth Mental Health at a specially organised parliament meeting with MPs, including the Minister for Mental Health.
St Ives School was uncharacteristically quiet on Friday morning as the all the pupils from years three to six were taking part in a sponsored silence to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
John Browne, Lord Browne of Madingley, took a step back in time by returning to King’s Ely to be Guest of Honour at Senior Prizegiving.