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Charity day 2016

Charity day was an enormous success!
Beginning with the year 13 pantomime we saw students being put to the test at AGGS -with the prize of an “Alty boy” if they survived! Challenges ranged from cakes in food tech to getting past the one way system and Donald Trump. Teachers and students enjoyed it and the song was the perfect end. Continue reading Charity day 2016

Christmas Jumper Day!

Christmas Jumper Day, December 2016On Thursday 15th December, students and teachers  wore Christmas jumpers to school. As  well as it being a lovely start to the Festive Season, we managed to raise £471.39 for CRY (Cardiac Arrest in the Young) in memory of Chloe Waddell who died of a cardiac arrest.

Christmas Jumper Day

Wear you Christmas Jumper and school uniform to school instead of school jumper and blazer next Thursday and donate £1 to the charity CRY

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) aims to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.

We have Christmas Jumper Day every year in memory of Chloe Waddell, a former AGGS student, who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.

Charity Day Charities

The charities we will donate to this year on the charity day are:

The Christie

The ChristieThe Christie is the largest cancer centre in Europe, treating 40,000 patients a year. Based in Withington with radiotherapy centres in Oldham and Salford, The Christie is known for many world-firsts which have impacted on cancer treatment across the globe.

The Christie charity provides enhanced services over and above what the NHS funds. Gifts from the public make a huge difference to the care and treatment that The Christie is able to provide to our patients and their families.

http://www.christie.nhs.uk/

 

When You Wish Upon a Star

When You Wish Upon a StarWhen You Wish Upon a Star has a simple mission, to grant the Wishes of children living with a life threatening illness. The charity was founded in Nottingham by Barbara White who was so inspired by a seriously ill four year old with a dream to meet Mickey Mouse that she wanted to bring smiles to the faces of many more brave and courageous children

http://www.whenyouwishuponastar.org.uk/

 

Dementia UK

Dementia UKDementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for families living with dementia. Our donation will help provide the compassionate expert support families need every step of the way, helping them to live more positively with dementia in the present; and to face the challenges of tomorrow with more confidence and less fear.

https://www.dementiauk.org/

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumpers DayWear a Christmas Jumper with your uniform to school, instead of school jumper and blazer next Thursday and donate £1 to the charity CRY

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) aims to prevent young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.

We have Christmas Jumper Day every year in memory of Chloe Waddell, a former AGGS student, who suffered a sudden cardiac arrest.