Community & Partnerships
At St. Helen’s College in Hillingdon, pupil Road Safety Officers are working closely with the London Borough of Hillingdon Road Safety Team to promote active travel and safety on roads in the local area, and to help ease traffic congestion and pollution caused by vehicles on our roads.
A combined staff and pupil team from RMS for Girls in Rickmansworth ran the Great North Run this weekend raising over £6500 for the Rainbow Trust.
Kilgraston School was delighted to host a tea party for guests of the charity, Contact the Elderly, on Sunday 8 September 2019.
Headmistress of St Swithun’s, Winchester, Jane Gandee is running 33 miles to raise money for the Bramston Bursary Foundation which provides life-changing opportunities for children in care or on the brink of care.
The Wear Red Day in March was inspired by 16-year-old pupil, Joshua Sutton-Dodd, an ambassador for Welsh Hearts.
Wellingborough School recently received the Northamptonshire Education Awards Health and Wellbeing Award
Sixth former, Will Dunning, is looking forward to being part of the Derby Grammar School Tanzania 2020 project which takes place in July. He’s busy raising funds to cover the cost of his trip and on Saturday 14 September will be leaving York for a two-day, 150 mile sponsored bike ride back to Derby.
Steeping the next generation with a thirst for knowledge is all part of the process of a good education. This week witnessed Kilgraston School’s first event in its ‘Women in Business’ programme, with pupils being given the opportunity to name, create and market a unique blend of tea by successful Perthshire businesswoman, and home-grown talent, Clare Pinchbeck of Hettie’s Tearoom.
The Tanzania 2019 expedition took place this summer and saw the team decorating the brand new classroom which has been built following this years’ fundraising. This brings the total number of new classrooms funded by the project since 2013 to five.