Our Prep School children held a Milkshake and Cookies Fundraising Café on Friday 27th November, and raised over £100 for Lucky-Peace and Issac – the two Ugandan children that they sponsor through the Edukid Charity. Edukid.org.uk is based in Bideford and helps to remove the barriers to education faced by children living in poverty and conflict.
This year, the theme for BBC Children in Need was to ‘Come as Yourself’, with pupils embracing their identities and wearing whatever makes them feel comfortable. Our pupils had a great time wearing mufti and raising money for this fantastic cause. Here are some snaps from breaktime in the Prep School!
Thank you to everyone that donated to our Harvest Collection for Holsworthy Food Bank this year. We always collect for Harvest, but this year our pupils decided that they wanted to go for a bumper contribution and they certainly achieved their goal with more donations than ever before coming in from pupils across the Prep and Senior Schools as part … Read More
Mrs Douglas has informed us that her tutor group managed to raise £76.10 towards our toilet twinning initiative during the doughnut sale last Friday. Mrs Douglas underestimated the hunger of the pupils, as they could easily have sold double what they did, even though she did buy all the available doughnuts in ASDA! It costs £60.00 to twin one toilet … Read More
The windy wet weather did not deter the Year 3 and 4 children who set off for Westward Ho! on Monday to conduct their annual beach clean. The children tackled the job with enthusiasm and had soon filled a number of bin bags with nylon rope, old food packaging and of course, plastic. What the children all noticed this year, … Read More
A group of students from Shebbear College visited Uganda during the summer of 2019 as part of their Edukid sponsorship programme. The work of these students, along with fellow pupils from the Prep School will enable children to go to school and be educated. Follow the emotional journey which led to our Prep School pupils choosing to sponsor Lucky Peace … Read More
Our Macmillan Coffee Morning was a huge success thanks to all parents, pupils and staff who baked (or faked) in order to provide us with such a huge selection of delicious cakes and savouries. For half an hour our Dining Hall was heaving with pupils and visitors and judging by the small amount of food that was left we must … Read More
Calling all bakers and fakers! House Baking Competition During our Macmillan Coffee Morning, Catering Manager Mr. Gould will judge three competitions: 1. The most cakes, snacks, savouries and pastries baked by a House 2. The best House cake 3. The best House savoury The judging starts at 10.55am and the results will be announced at 11.00am. The winners will be … Read More
Our G2L Charity group, organised and led by Mrs Willis-Butcher, organised a Bake Sale in the Prep School on Tuesday, to raise further funds for Edukid and supporting children with their education in Uganda. A total of £116 was raised and this money will go towards the education of Lucky Peace and Isaac at Goch Koma Primary School in Uganda. … Read More
Having previously completed the London Marathon to raise funds for North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple, our School Nurse Caroline Reed is taking part in the Berry Beast Abseil on the 14th September raising funds for their cancer and well-being centre. You can support Caroline at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/caroline-reed5