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Charities that we support

 

Life and Soul come in to school regularly to lead collective worship through school assemblies and also through workshops.

 

A short film about the Life & Soul Charity

 

 

Our School Council are a body of children who represent the views of the children to the Senior Leadership Team and the School Governing body.  Two children from each Year Group are chosen to represent their year from Year 2 up to Year 6.

 

The School Council are also responsible for choosing the charities that the school will support, namely:

 

 

 

Hospice in the Weald provides specialist palliative care to patients, families and carers in West Kent and North East Sussex. Our services include a 15 bed In Patient Unit, Hospice Day Service, Hospice at Home and Counselling Support Service. Every donation, no matter the size, helps us to reach the £7million we need every year just to sustain our current work. All our services are offered free of charge and for every £1 raised, 90p goes directly to towards patient care.                                   

 

 

Nourish Community Foodbank is a registered charity and volunteer-led food bank set up in Tunbridge Wells 4 years ago to supply a 3 day emergency supply of food to those in crisis. responds to people who are in a difficult situation as a result of benefit cuts, low wages, ill health, accidents, domestic violence or unemployment within the boroughs of Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells. It is reliant on food and funding donated by the public, local businesses, schools, supermarkets and charitable trusts. strives to discourage a culture of dependency, supporting families and individuals in unexpected crisis until they are able to move on. Last financial year, Nourish provided support for 3,141 people, of which 43% were children under 18 years of age. My role as Schools Liaison Coordinator is to raise awareness in the local schools, engage the children and encourage them to support those in need within their community through . Without the schools’ support at events such as Harvest Festival, school fairs, regular donations and the reverse advent calendar campaign at Xmas, would struggle to cope with the year-on-year increase in numbers it is seeing. For more information or to sign up to donate money to cover a meal a month for someone in need visit www.communityfoodbank.org.uk .

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