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Each term, one year group will choose a charity and raise funds to support that charity. The charity is one that is meaningful to the children and they work hard to raise as much money as possible .

Term 1 - Year 6 will be supporting: 

Bookmark Reading

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A charity designed to get every child reading.  They will be doing a sponsored read.

The Year 6 classes raised £273.40 for their charity this term by completing a sponsored read. 

Term 2 

Year 5 will be supporting:

Hospital charity maximises fundraising for sick children 

On Wednesday 6th December, Year 5 had the perfect opportunity to work off their delicious school Christmas dinner when they undertook a sponsored walk around the school premises.  The aim was to work together to walk the distance from school to Great Ormond Street (48.9 miles) but in the end they managed to do this 3 times over!   

They chose Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity in support of some of our families who have received excellent care from the hospital.   The weather was fine, Christmas music was playing and biscuits were provided to help refuel every 5 laps or so.   

We are very proud of Year 5 as they raised, at last count, an incredible £1155.68 from their sponsored walk for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital Charity. The charity is so important to many of our families and we couldn’t be happier with this fabulous total. Well done Year 5.  


Term 3 

Children's Respite Trust | Uckfield

 Year 2 will be holding a  Charity Event to raise money for The Children’s Respite Trust.  This is a local charity based in Uckfield that raises money for disabled children and their families in Sussex and Kent.

Year 2 raised £403 for their chosen charity, who are delighted with their contribution.

Term 4

Kings Hill Netball Club - Fundraising for the Air Ambulance - Malling and  Maidstone Netball League

Year 4 will be raising money for the Air Ambulance service.  They will be completing a sponsored silence or a star jump challenge.  Year 4 raised £149.50 for this wonderful charity.




 As a school we support annually Children in Need, The Poppy Appeal and Comic or Sports Relief.

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 Supporting the Poppy Appeal with thanks to the Knit and Natter Club at  Runwood's Broomhills Home