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Charity Events

Charity Events


St. Michaels Hospice 10k Charity Run

Twycross House School has a reputation of being able to raise huge amounts of money selling and eating cake. With this in mind we decided to counteract the indulgence with a bit of light exercise. The plans were made to run 10k and at the time it seemed like a great idea. A few months… Continue reading St. Michaels Hospice 10k Charity Run.

Form 4Y Charity Event

Form 4Y organised their own charity event in May.  They joined together into small groups and organised a guess the name of the slime, guess the number of sweets in a jar and guess the name of the dragon.  The ‘slime’ group worked very hard at lunchtimes in the art room making the slime.  On… Continue reading Form 4Y Charity Event.

Macmillan Cake Sale 2017

On 29th September the Lower Sixth form students held the annual cake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the sale by baking, buying and eating the delicious cakes. The event was a very successful charity event, raising £667.34 for Macmillan cancer. It is always amazing to see… Continue reading Macmillan Cake Sale 2017.

Fund Raising in Swallows

Form 3, 4 and 5 voted for their favourite charity (Back Up) at the beginning of the academic year. Various fund  raising activities were undertaken during the year which included  healthy and unhealthy cake sales, sweet sale, tombola, raffles, craft sales, games, table tennis rallies, coin trail around Swallows and James McKenzie, Oliver Salt, Tom… Continue reading Fund Raising in Swallows.

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.