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The use of integrity and hard work to overcome challenges.

£3,040 Raised on Charity Day

AGGS raised an amazing £3,040 on Charity Day. Thank you all for  your support and hard work.

The Charity Committee will be donating this money  to Human care – Syria, The Mustard Tree -Manchester, Healing Hearts as well as sponsoring  Muhammad Zakria, a Pakistani orphan whom we have supported for over four years.

So far this year the Charity Committee have helped to raise £5,830.

Fashion Show for the aid of Human Care Syria

Human Care SyriaHuman Care Syria is a charity that encompasses the values of humanitarian aid without borders. Their projects stand for providing emergency humanitarian and medical aid, but more importantly, long-term projects which can alleviate poverty and suffering through educating and empowering individuals.

Human Care Syria has carried out projects such as:

  • rehabilitation
  • women’s hygiene and sanitation
  • emergency relief
  • child development
  • food security
  • education

These are core values that we stand for as a school and are taught as we are growing up. We can relate to this charity’s beliefs and would love to help them! Education and empowerment are essential in improving the quality of life, improving employment rates and most importantly, improving healthcare. By helping refugees in Syria, we can pass on these values and make a difference however big or small.

To support this worthy cause, we are organising a Bollywood Themed Fashion Show that includes, food, dancing, live DJ, henna and runway shows. It will be an amazing night and we’d love to see you there supporting this charity!

Runway Show and Fundraising Event
Admission by ticket only:
Pre-booked: £8 (child) / £11 (adult)
On the door: £10 (child) / £13 (adult)

International Food Sale Success

On Friday 24th November we hosted an International Food Sale in aid of Rohingyan refugees. The event was organised by members of the Islamic Society. We received donations of delicious dishes from around the globe which were thoroughly enjoyed by students. Volunteers from Year 12 selflessly gave up their lunchtime to sell food on the stalls. All in all, we made an amazing £300!

All of the proceeds have been donated to Human Appeal, a charity providing essential aid to Rohingyan refugees who have fled from their native Burma (or Myanmar).

You can donate to Human Appeal’s Myanmar campaign here, or to any other charity organisation of your choice.

“Charity does not decrease your wealth.” – Muhammad (pbuh)

Y8 Disco for Charity, Arranged by Y13 Students

Y8 Disco Organised by Y13 StudentsDuring November, a Year 8 Disco was organised by three students from Year 13 (Emily W, Khadija A and May L). After a lot of hard work and preparation, a huge £425 was raised for the charity ‘Children in Need’! The event was a great success and hopefully this will inspire more events like this in the future! Here’s to a first of many student-organised charity events in school!

Macmillan Cake Sale, September 2017

Macmillan Cake Sale, September 2017
Macmillan Cake Sale, September 2017

On Thursday 28th September we had our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning cake sale. In total we managed to raise £338.04! The money raised will help to benefit the lives of cancer patients across the UK. Macmillan are a well-known charity who provide medical, emotional, practical and financial support to cancer patients, as well as campaigning for better cancer care. We would like to thank everyone who came along to show their support and appreciate the efforts of students who either made or bought cakes to bring to the sale!

Charity Rounders Match

Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match

On Wednesday 12th July, we held a rounders match involving some of the teachers and the Year 10 rounders team. We would like to thank all those who played in the rounders match as well as everyone who donated 50p each to watch the match – we had an amazing turnout. We also sold sweets and chocolate to the spectators. Overall we raised an astounding £60!

Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff v Students Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match
Staff and Students Charity Rounders Match