Wednesday 10th February – ‘Fiji Day’

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1 February 2016
Dear Parents/Carers

Wednesday 10 February – ‘Fiji Day’

As you know we have a student body called the ‘Charity Group’ who invent and organise ways to raise awareness of, and funds for, local and international charities. The Charity Group were recently contacted by our ex-Head Girl, Beth Scott, who asked for their support in raising funds to enable her to spend 5 months next year volunteering in Fiji. Any funds raised will directly support Beth’s work in a primary school in Fiji.

Beth’s plan is to volunteer in a Fijian village, living with local families and working in the local school. Beth will be teaching primary aged students and supporting the school with its broader extra-curricular activities. She is passionate about making a difference through positive direct action and is hoping for an amazing experience in Fiji.

The Charity Group have asked that students come to school on Wednesday 10 February in non-uniform, themed around the colours of the Fijian flag (red, white and blue). They ask that students pay a contribution of £1 towards Beth’s fund for the privilege of wearing their non-uniform clothes on that day.

During the course of the day the Charity Group are running a number of activities themed around Fijian life, including a lesson in the afternoon when all staff will be banned from using any items which require electricity! We will see how inventive they can be without their computers and interactive whiteboards for an hour….

Upon her return from Fiji, Beth will be leading assemblies to give our students an insight into the lives of children in the Fijian village. I am sure that this will be a fascinating event which we can all look forward to.

Many thanks for your continued support,

 

Simon Liley,
Headteacher

 

 

 

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