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Thank yous

The Westholme Association tirelessly raise money in order to purchase lots of new equipment for the School. Below, are some of the thank you letters from children and members of staff and also some pictures of the items the Association purchased.

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Fundraising:

Historic fundraising totals as follows;

Academic Years

17/18                £9.2k

18/19                £10.5k

19/20                £6.1k

The fundraising totals include the income from events, minus the costs of running the events.

The 2019/20 figure is a result of the COVID-19 impact, such as no Spring Fayre etc.

 

What we’ve used these Monies to fund;

Every year we fund: Discos for the Lower School(s), leaver’s gifts/hoodies for Year 6 and the Senior School, and Sports Awards trophies and prize giving’s.

2017/18 – £16k funded below and the annual prize giving, leaver’s gifts/hoodies, trophies & discos

  • Football Goal Posts
  • National Geographic
  • Work Bench
  • Live Chicks
  • Climb and Slide
  • Sun Shade
  • Royal Wedding Medals
  • Prizegiving 2016/17
  • Anti-slip matting for fort
  • First News Subscription
  • Gardening club (chq not cashed)
  • Ripple tank & Autoclave
  • Topic Loan Boxes
  • Visiting Theatre Co
  • Sewing Machines
  • Languages Theatre company
  • MFL Books & DVDs
  • Health Training Speaker
  • Sports Awards Trophies
  • Gym Equipment
  • Geography Lecturer

 

2018/19 – £17k funded below and the annual prize giving, leaver’s gifts/hoodies, trophies & discos

  • First News Subscription
  • National Geographic
  • Work Bench
  • Live Chicks
  • Herb Garden
  • Halle Trip
  • Sphero IT Equipment
  • First News Subscription
  • Gardening club
  • Drone
  • Prizegiving 2018/19
  • Tactic boards (Football, Netball & Hockey)
  • Topic Loan Boxes
  • Atr Dept Exposure Unit
  • Lego for learning support
  • Resources for Mandarin
  • Languages Theatre company
  • MFL Books & DVDs
  • Costume Hire Remembrance Concert
  • Board Games
  • Emergency medicine conference
  • Theatre Lights

 

2019/20 – £5k funded below and the annual prize giving, leaver’s gifts/hoodies, trophies & discos (COVID impact)

  • National Geographic for Kids
  • First News Subscription
  • Live Chicks
  • Sewing club
  • Outdoor toy storage
  • Early Morning Activity Resources
  • Sing Up Subscription
  • Maths Challenges & Lectures
  • Onatti Play (Modern Languages)
  • Year 7 Classroom Games
  • Operations Live
  • Music Department – Guitars/Amps etc
  • Camera Lens
  • Topic Loan Boxes for LRC’s

 

2020/21 – £1k so far this year funding the below

  • National Geographic for Kids
  • Drumkit
  • Virtual Panto
  • Maths Challenges & lectures – funding underway

 

We are forecasting to support a further £6k of requests between now and the end of the Academic Year on the following;

  • Discos for the Lower School(s), Leaver’s gifts/hoodies Yr6 and Senior School, plus Sports Awards trophies and prize giving
  • First News Subscription
  • Live Chicks
  • Sing Up Subscription
  • Maths Challenges & Lectures
  • Onatti Play (Modern Languages)
  • Operations Live
  • Lego Mindstorm Kit & associated Lego Annual League Challenge Comp Entry
  • Topic Loan Boxes for LRC’s
  • Music Books
  • Spring bulbs and plants (Infants)
  • School council (Infants & Juniors) requests