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Homestart Fundraising

Sixth Form and Staff undertake various fundraising projects for HomeStart, a St Albans-based charity supporting children in their early years and their families.

https://www.home-startherts.org.uk

 

Aims

The projects raised £1035. This covers the cost of a volunteer mentor to support a family for 9 Months.

It is important for our Sixth Form students to engage in local community projects.  

Background

Some SCC staff (JL) know staff working at HomeStart and recognise it as a fantastic charity in the local community.

 

Resources

Staff + resources for Sleighride collection

20+ students joined the Sleighride fundraiser.

60+ Sixth Form performed for the school. Bucket collection

All staff, Sixth Form and prep school (80+ staff) had a Christmas jumper day on the last day of term.

Impact

Funds raised covers the cost of a volunteer mentor to support a family for 9 Months. 

Pupil Involvement

20+ boys joined the Sleighride fundraiser.

60+ Sixth Form performed for the school. Bucket collection

All staff, Sixth Form and prep school (80+ staff) had a Christmas jumper day on the last day of term.

Frequency

This was the first fundraising campaign prior to Christmas. It is intended to be an annual project and established as one of our house/Sixth Form charities.