Aims of the project
Background and goals
Felsted's founder left the almshouses as part of his legacy and have been in place since 1564.
The Bursar's Department works closely with the Works Department to support the maintenance of the Almshouses. Various members of staff at both the Senior and Prep School visit the residents eg singing at Xmas Time, gifts at Harvest Festival etc. Residents are invited to the school plays, visiting talks,carol services, fetes, summer teas and other activiites.
The Bursar's Department works closely with the residents of the Almshouses all year around.
Pupils from the age of 7 are aware of Felsted's support of the elderly in the Almshouses and will have visited or enternatined them at some point during their school career.
Frequency and duration