Recent Fundraising Events
Tuesday 11th November 2014
The Poppy Appeal, is one of the UK's largest membership organisations and are recognised as the nation's custodian of Remembrance. In support of the Royal British Legion, pupils from an array of year groups visited classrooms and social areas in the school selling poppies. The Royal British Legion provides practical, emotional and financial support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present, and their families. They actively campaign to improve their lives and safeguard the Military Covenant between the nation and its Armed Forces.
In total Broxbourne School raised £369.70 as well as observing a two minute silence on Tuesday 11th November.
Friday 14th November 2014
At the request of a number of pupils in all year groups, the school held a fund raising day in support of Children in Need. Pupils from all year groups across the school donated a minimum of £1 towards the charity in return for wearing non-school uniform for the day. In total the school raised an impressive total of £1170.00, which was sent to the BBC charity.
The money raised provides grants to projects in the UK which focus on children and young people who are disadvantaged. The charity supports small and large organisations in all corners of the UK which empower children and extend their life choices.
In November a total of £380 was donated to the local charity Teens Unite. Each year sixth form pupils can apply for a parking permit, which entitles them to parking in the designated sixth form parking area. Spaces are limited and allocation is based on the distance that they live from the school. Pupils pay £10 for the privilege of parking the total of which is donated to a different charity each year.
Teens Unite is a Broxbourne based charity established in 2007, providing ongoing support for teenage cancer patients following their release from hospital or throughout remission. Such support at a crucial time in the lives of teenagers who have had to take time out of school, work, college or university is extremely valuable. The charity gives teenagers the opportunity to meet others in similar situations and realise that they are not alone in their battle.
Friday 12th December 2014
Pupils' replaced their blazers, blouses and ties for a Christmas jumper in aid of Save the Children. This is the second year the school have supported the charity after the sixth form initiated the fund raising event in 2013. This year all pupils and staff across the school had the opportunity to be involved, and there were some very impressive festive jumpers on display. In total the school raised £764.58, which again reflects the generosity of pupils, parents and staff.
The money raised was sent to Save the Children where it will prove to be a great help in saving childrens’ lives across the world, paying for potentially lifesaving treatment.