Category Archives: Charity

Charlotte to Receive the Diana Award

Charlotte B, Year 13, Won the Diana Award
Charlotte B, Year 13, Won the Diana Award

Charlotte B from Year 13 , was recently confirmed to be one of the recipients of this year’s ‘Diana Award‘, recognising her voluntary work which goes above and beyond the norm. The Diana Award is awarded to courageous, caring, compassionate young people, transforming the lives of others in the name of Diana, Princess of Wales. There are only 20 recipients of this award every year, so this is a great achievement.

Charlotte has been active in the establishment and development of activities within the Jewish youth movement, buddies a child in need and also volunteers at St. Ann’s hospice and a care home.

Well done Charlotte

 

Champions on Ice Gala

Come and see AGGS Student Tilly performing on this Charity Gala:

Champions on Ice

Saturday 13th May
6pm – 8pm

Join us for an evening of thrill, excitement & world class winning performances; all in aid of a charity very close to our hearts – Teenage Cancer Trust

Silver Blades Ice Rink
Oakfield Road, Altrincham, WA15 8EW

Entry via a £1 donation on the night to Teenage Cancer Trust

Fundraising News

Year 7 Lepra FundraisingYear 7 pupils have raised a total of £2,275.64 for anti-leprosy charity, Lepra. Girls were asked to fundraise over a fortnight and undertook activities as varied as cake sales, sponsored silences and swim-athons.

LepraLepra have presented the year group with a commemorative plaque to be displayed in school and have thanked the girls for transforming the lives of 90 young adults in rural India.

Christmas Eve Carol Singing in Wythenshawe Hospital 6-8pm

 

Wythenshawe Hospital Carol singingWythenshawe Hospital would love to invite any of the AGGS pupils together with their families to come and join a group who sing carols on the wards on Christmas Eve in Wythenshawe Hospital. They have been very grateful for the support for them over the past few years. It is very much appreciated by patients, their families and the staff. Words and refreshments will be provided.

They meet at 6pm in the hospital chapel and will be finished by 8pm. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

Charity at school

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The girls are raising money for Syria this term. All weekly form charity money and money raised from last Friday’s non uniform day is going to SKT Welfare, a charity providing aid to Syrians affected by the war. All form groups are also doing a range of activities during form time to raise money for White Helmets, the charity fund set up in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was tragically killed. The White Helmets are an organisation of volunteer search-and-rescue workers in Syria, who have saved more than 51,000 lives in the region. 8-3 organised a raffle and raised an amazing £180 for this cause. Well done 8-3!

9-5 Muddy Race for Charity

9-5 Muddy Race
9-5 Muddy Race

On Saturday 25th June, 9-5 completed their  “Pretty Muddy 5K” in aid of Cancer Research UK.

See pictures below from the end of the race:

See how much they have raised on their Justgiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/nrithyarammohan

Genesis Day Success

genesis-day2Genesis Day was a terrific success. We raised £279.03! Thanks to the girls and parents who donated cakes and bottles for the tombola and to the girls and staff who supported the event.

Please click here to see a student article about the day here

Mrs Greenhow and The Charity Committee

Year 7 Lepra fundraising

LepraA huge congratulations to our year 7 pupils for their fantastic fundraising efforts for Lepra. In total, the girls raised £2584, meaning that 103 people will be cured of leprosy. We are extremely proud of their efforts.

Charity Day December 2015

Charity-day_December2015-6Well done to all students and staff who have participated in the exciting, as ever, charity day today.

The frozen pantomime was fantastic, and the talent show presented by Mr Carr and Mr Barry, was brilliant and entertaining. The winners of the talent show were:

First round:
1st place: Hira who sang Valerie.
2nd place: Isabella and Evie singing Hello.

Second round:
1st place: Isabella and Evie singing Hello.
2nd place: Amelia, Alice and Anouska singing ‘Not about Angels’.

We are in the process of counting the exact amount that has been raised for charity, so watch this space!

Christmas Enterprise markets

Christmas-markets-2015-5 The Y7, 8 and 9 Christmas Enterprise markets have been bigger and better than ever before! The Hall was bustling with Christmas shoppers looking to buy a Christmas bargain. Crafts ranged from couture cupcakes to bath salts, Christmas trees made from newspaper, Emoji biscuits & cards, homemade fudge, candle holders and Father Christmas pompom keyrings.

The talent has been outstanding and we still have one more week to go. 

A share of the money raised will go to supporting this Terms charity, Shelter Box.

Well done to all the girls so far!