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Swallows Hill Cake Sale


Swallows Hill have been working extremely hard to raise money for Back Up. 3X ran a Cake Sale before half term and 5X organised a Sweet sale, not a good term for healthy New Year’s resolutions but it was for a great cause! Both forms had support from our 6th form students as the children… Continue reading Swallows Hill Cake Sale.


Panda Charity Fundraising


Congratulations to Hannah Buckton who raised money for Pandas International by selling raffle tickets to Twycross House pupils from Form 3 to Senior 3.  The prizes of a panda teddy, key rings and pencils were donated by Hannah. Hannah raised £71.71 on behalf of Twycross House pupils for Pandas International. The charity works to save… Continue reading Panda Charity Fundraising.


Pompom Mania


Inspired by the pompom making at the library, Isobel Corby and I bought pompom makers from Hobbycraft. I started to make pompom animals (bunnies, guinea pigs and spiders). Isobel made different sized pompoms. We were having such fun making them that we decided to sell them on Thursday 23rd February and give the money raised… Continue reading Pompom Mania.


The Twycross Bake Off


On Monday 30th November some of us in S5 held a ‘Bake Off’ competition which we invited everyone to enter with their cakes.  Afterwards we sold the cakes to raise some money for Cancer Research and raised £170.50. We saw some amazing examples of creativity and great-tasting cakes. After a very delicious judging the winners… Continue reading The Twycross Bake Off.


Macmillan 2015


Thank you to parents, pupils and staff once again for the excellent support at our event to raise money for Macmillan Cancer. Each year we are staggered by the kind donations. It was a delightful day and over £1800 was raised at Twycross House and the Hollies. Thank you! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


Twycross girls raise money for Myton Hospice


Twycross House pupil Jessica Callaghan with eight of her S1 school friends devised and ran an amazing charity event to raise money for Myton Hospice where Jessica’s father used to go. They raised an incredible £356.74. Jessica said, ‘At the fundraiser we sold candy floss, popcorn, doughnuts and cookies. You could also take part in … Continue reading Twycross girls raise money for Myton Hospice.


4X Fundraising


The Princess Trust is a charity that provides wigs for children who have lost their hair through cancer treatment. 4X pupils decided they would like to raise money for this charity and being a talented class they decided to hold a craft fair of their artwork. However, word soon spread and pupils from many of… Continue reading 4X Fundraising.


Buddy comes to Twycross


On Friday 31st of October we were delighted to welcome Mrs Deborah Sharp of the NSPCC  and her mascot BUDDY to talk to Senior 1 and Senior 2 about the work they do and to ask for help raising funds through a Spellathon. The assembly that she gave was thought-provoking and informative, giving information on… Continue reading Buddy comes to Twycross.


Macmillan


On Friday 26th September we held our annual cake sale and a ‘Tea at the Ritz’ tea party in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. In total the events raised over £1470 for the charity. The cake sale during morning break and lunchtime was tremendously supported by parents and pupils, who had been busy baking an… Continue reading Macmillan.


Air Ambulance Presentation


We were pleased to welcome Sophie Stevens, local fundraiser for the Warwickshire Air Ambulance. Sophie gave members of the Sixth Form an interesting talk about the work of the charity, which receives no government funding and relies totally on money raised by charitable activities. Lily Bird and Will Allen presented a cheque for £1281.83 which… Continue reading Air Ambulance Presentation.