Leah Riley, Heidi Ellis of 8Y and Emily Davis of 8E rallied round and organised three weeks of fundraising for two charities - Cancer Research and Motor Neurone Disease. Using their own initiative they collected money during assemblies, lunch times and afternoon registrations, but the biggest money-maker was the Race for Life day they planned.
This year Unicef’s campaign is called ‘Day for Change 2010’ and focuses on changing lives for children in Mozambique by improving their health and education. So, if you’re not going to wear uniform on Friday 5 February, please bring in £1 for the privilege and help make the lives of these children better.
We are pleased to announce that this month’s winner of the prestigious Jack Petchey Achievement Award is Charly Hutchinson of 11H. Charly is a member of the Army Cadet Force here in Braintree and as part of a 150 year celebration, the Force is sending 60 people from the UK to go to the Kingdom of Lesotho in South Africa. Charly is one of the 60 taking part; one of three from Essex chosen from two hundred applicants.