Getting involved with charity work is a great way to make new friends and make a huge difference to those local, national and international charities that need our support.
We have supported a number of charities at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, in a number of different ways. A list of charities supported in the academic year 2016-2017 are as follows:
- Children in Need - £3,028 - non-uniform day
- Comic Relief - £1,396 - non-uniform day
- Hope House Children’s Hospice - £1,774 – non-uniform day in memory of a student
- Wipe Away Those Tears - staff panto raising £338 and a head shave organised by students raising £647
- Education for All - £421 – an Enterprise Fair organised by sixth form students for Morocco
- Save the Children - £326 - Christmas jumper day
- Farleigh Hospice’s YOYO Project - £298 - fashion show organised by a student
- Great Ormond Street Hospital - £264 - sale of ribbons in memory of a student
- Cancer Research - £100 - sale of ribbons in memory of a student
- Autistic Society - £125 - cake sale
- Stand Up to Cancer – £174
- Grenfell Tower – £450 - cake sale and this charity fundraising is ongoing.
As well as the charities mentioned above, we also raised money for the Poppy Appeal and Operation Christmas Child.
From September 2017, each house will raise money for a charity voted for by the student body.
Miss West, Miss Stanley, Mr Newman, Mrs Forster and Miss Murdoch
Heads of House