The Hazlegrove Community sponsors two Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone, Jenneh Appiah and Samuel Tagba through the charity Wharf Kids. Jenneh’s father, mother and sister died of Ebola. Jenneh had Ebola but survived. She lives in a tiny little house (two small rooms) in Magazine Wharf, a really disadvantaged slum area on the sea front … More We sponsor Jenneh Appiah and Samuel Tagba in Sierra Leone
The Hazlegrove Community is sponsoring Sebastian Lekurtut Kurwaki through four years of secondary education in Kenya. Sebastian comes from a single-parent family; his father died when he was a toddler. Sebastian’s home is with his mother and brother in a village North of Segera called Sukutan. He is attending Maranda High School in Bondo in … More We sponsor Sebastian Lekurtut Kurwaki in Kenya
Following our wonderful last week of the Christmas term when we made small handmade gifts for Christmas Charity the LS children were set a challenge. They were asked to ‘think of others’ over the holiday period. To look outwardly and think of those whose Christmas time maybe a difficult time. Several children returned to school … More Lower School pupils thought of others over the Christmas holidays
Upper School pupils baked cakes to sell at the de-reg hut to raise money for Community Christmas. It was a jolly affair with the Flute Group plus saxophone playing Christmas tunes in the background. They raised £216.89. Click here to see the photographs of the cake sale in our Flickr album. The boarders made lots of … More The Upper School raised £216.89 for Community Christmas with a cake sale
We raised a whopping £937.08 with the sale of the original and signed ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ paintings by “Katie” author, James Mayhew, for Music as Therapy. Thank you very much for your support.
Our Flute Group travelled to Wells with Miss Sayles and Mrs Cleverley to do some busking in aid of Music as Therapy. It was a cold day and they all wrapped up in warm clothing and a little bit of festive sparkle. Christmas shoppers were delighted to see the children and over the course of … More The Flute Group did some busking for Music as Therapy
Much has been said about the benefits of boarding, and it is true that even more has been said against boarding. Whatever your views may be, the children who board deserve our utmost respect. I still hear parents saying things like, “I would never send my children away to boarding school” or “My child needs … More Boarders are incredible children. End of discussion.
All the fun of being in mufti and having Fireworks Night! The children had an excellent time and were very glad to be able to support the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Click here to see the photographs in our Flickr album.
The children raised the money by bringing in £1.00 and dressing up as a European Country. Great fun was had on the European Day and the children were delighted that the money is going to such a good cause. You can see all the photographs from the day in our Flickr album.
With the sale of all the wonderful fresh produce that was brought in for our Harvest Festival Assembly. Everything was sold at the sign-out hut afterwards. Ann White from Mary’s Meals came in to collect the cheque.