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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.


Cake Sale


On 25th February the girls of Senior 3X organised a cake sale to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. They had a selection of cakes and sweets ranging from cookies and cupcakes to lollies and cables! By 4 o’clock everything had gone and they raised approximately £100. The girls thoroughly enjoyed the experience and… Continue reading Cake Sale.


The Easter Raffle


Form 4X were asked to be in charge of an Easter raffle in aid of cardiomyopathy.  We coloured in posters of Easter eggs that promoted the raffle and put them up at main school and Swallows Hill. 4X took turns to sell the tickets and we managed to sell two whole books! When the day… Continue reading The Easter Raffle.


Comic Relief Raffle


Members of Senior 3X got together to create a raffle for Comic Relief. The members of the group were Tariq Pathan, Will King, Simon Wright, Chris Vero, Will Thirlby and Cameron Swan – with some extra help from Sam Everson-Crane. Raffle tickets were supplied by Simon and each member of the group paid for, brought… Continue reading Comic Relief Raffle.


Guinness World Record Attempt


Thousands of students in over 150 schools united on 6th February to celebrate National Libraries Day and set a new Guinness World Record! On the day, students across the UK took part in  “Parallel Universes”, a story-writing workshop that attempted to break the world record for the most people simultaneously writing a story.  Author Matt Haig wrote the start… Continue reading Guinness World Record Attempt.


Raising Money with Water?


On the 28th February five boys from Senior 3X (Amman, Euan, Oliver, George and Jamie), with additional help from other members of the school, washed 20 cars in the school car park and raised £142.24. We also did sponge throwing.  The money went to the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA). We chose this charity because… Continue reading Raising Money with Water?.


Moustache Day


On Friday 16 November I decided to wear a moustache all day to raise money for and awareness of testicular cancer and Children in Need.  I must say I got a lot of crazy looks from teachers, pupils and lunchtime staff!  So there I was walking around school with my jar of money and a moustache… Continue reading Moustache Day.