News about ‘Charity Committee’

Swimming Pool Fund Raising

Holly Osbaldeston, Year 8 is on a one person mission to help save the school pool. Holly, pictured below, helped by donations from neighbours, attended a car boot sale at the weekend and raised £125 towards helping to save the school pool. This is an impressive amount and moreover a fantastic example of selflessness.  Apparently Holly has… Read more »

Comic Relief

This year pupils and staff supported Comic Relief Red Nose Day and raised an impressive £494.15 “When you donate to Comic Relief you’re supporting vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally. Comic Relief’s vision is to create a just world free from poverty and we’re doing this by funding amazing organisations doing amazing… Read more »

A Cut Above the Rest

Ruby Bone, a Year 8 pupil, has generously donated her long hair to The Little Princess Trust. This is a charity that provides real hair wigs to children and young people who have lost their hair through cancer treatments or other conditions. She had 30cm of hair cut off to create three pony tails –… Read more »

Charity Committee Helping Others

Charity Committee helping others

The Year 11 Charity Committee are launching the Rotary Shoe box Appeal again this year. Rotary is a worldwide voluntary organisation by people who are dedicated to “service above self” helping others over the globe, showing that there is good in the world. Pupils and staff are being asked to fill shoe boxes with a… Read more »

Sport Relief Fundraising Activities

Staff Welly Football Match

This year, Test Valley School raised a huge £756.44 for Sport Relief. To raise this, we had various events taking place throughout the week. We had a non-school uniform day, a cake sale and a staff welly football match. A big thank you to our Charity Committee and all who took part in raising funds… Read more »

Andover Food Bank Collection

Food Bank

Throughout December the staff and some Year 10 pupils at Test Valley have being doing a ‘reverse advent calendar’. We have brought in goods to take to Andover Foodbank for those less fortunate than us at Christmas. We are really proud of the kindness and generosity of both staff and pupils.

Food Bank

Food Bank

Test Valley School is again supporting the Andover Food Bank this year, by getting staff and pupils to donate food / items to this wonderful organisation. Our Year 10 pupils are making a big effort in collecting items and their hard work is greatly appreciated. There is still time to donate and we hope to… Read more »

Movember

Movember

Movember is the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale, year round. They are addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health & suicide prevention. To raise awareness of this many get involved by growing a moustache for November. A number of staff at… Read more »

Children in Need Fundraising

We have a dedicated Year 11 Charity Committee who have been working really hard to raise as much money as possible for Children in Need this year.  Activities included a popular non-school uniform day, a cake sale and, for something a little different, staff took part in a ‘lip sync battle’ for pupils to come… Read more »

Shoe Box Appeal

Shoebox appeal

The final few boxes were collected today for the annual shoe box appeal in affiliation with the Rotary Club of Andover. This year saw a new Test Valley School record with total of 156 shoe boxes donated. Mr Beck from the Rotary Club commented: “Thank you to The Charity Committee and Mrs Stubbs for co-ordinating.… Read more »

Shoe Box Appeal 2017

Each year Test Valley School, in association with Andover Rotary Club, help support those children around the world less fortunate by encouraging pupils to fill shoe boxes with gifts for them to receive. As the final deadline for handing in shoe boxes approaches we are pleased to announce that we have already collected 132 shoe… Read more »

Comic Relief Day

Each year Test Valley School supports a number of charities. Non-school uniform is always popular amongst our pupils of which they donate £1 for the privilege. This year we also wanted to raise money by putting on a staff basketball match at lunchtime where spectators can donate for the pleasure of watching the game. The… Read more »