At King Edward VI Lordswood School for Girls we are very proud to support a number of charitable causes throughout the year. As part of their remit, the School Council is responsible for organising all fundraising events and always ensure that local, national and international charities benefit from the School’s support.
As a whole school, King Edward VI Lordswood School for Girls annually raises money for Breast Cancer Now, via the Wear It Pink campaign, Children In Need, Comic Relief, Sport Relief and Save the Children and, to date, has raised tens of thousands of pounds to support these causes. Individual year groups also support a charity of their choosing each year and the School Council is set the task of organising a fundraising event for each year group to participate in. Charities such as Cancer Research, The Teenage Cancer Trust, Mind, The British Heart Foundation, RSPCA, NSPCC and UNICEF have all benefited from King Edward VI Lordswood School for Girls support in the past. Popular fundraisers include non-uniform days, Christmas jumper days, bake sales, raffles, photo booths, sponsored runs and splat the teacher!
Should a student have a suggestion for a fundraising activity for a specific charity, they are encouraged to speak to their school council rep or achievement coordinator.
Children in Need
On Friday 18th November, the School Council held a non- uniform day in order to raise funds for ‘The great spotacular’’ campaign for Children in Need.
The total money raised was £563.50.
‘Wear It Pink’
On Friday 21st October, the School Council held a fundraising day in aid of the ‘Wear It Pink’ campaign for Breast Cancer Now and the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Pakistan Floods Appeal.
The total money raised was £723.76.
Half will go to the ‘wear it pink’ breast cancer campaign and the other half will go to the Pakistan flood appeal.
Thank you to all parents, careers, staff and students who donated to Salma Food Bank.
It was a huge success and many items have been donated.
With the cost of living consistently rising it is important to support our community and those
around us in whatever ways possible. This is why we have taken on the responsibility of collecting donations for Salma Food Bank. This allows us to give back to the community and to
establish strong relationships and links as well as understanding the significant
positive impacts we as individuals, and a collective can have. It is vital to come together in
times of need and so through supporting this food bank we hope to make a difference to
any number of people and to understand the privileges others may be deprived of and what
we can do to actively get involved and help.
Fundraising – DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal
On Friday 17th February, Lordswoods held a non- uniform day in order to raise funds for DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal.
The total money raised was £490.
Thank you all so much for your donation which will help with the relief effort to provide blankets, emergency food and shelter.