Rwanda ‘We need pants’ Appeal 2019

Rwanda ‘We need pants’ Appeal 2019

Dear Parent/Carer, We need pants. The Purbeck School works, in liaison with The Amakuru Trust, to support the life chances of children living in Rwanda – one of the poorest countries in the world. In addition to a biennial student visit to Rwanda, many staff students and parents also contribute every year to pay for the

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Hop on the Bath Christmas Special!

Hop on the Bath Christmas Special!

  Have a great day in a magical setting!! Ideal for Christmas shopping!! On-the-coach crackers and raffle!! Saturday 8th December The Purbeck School 8am Leave Bath approx 4.30pm £25 return per person Payment needed by November 30th – cash or cheque please (non-refundable) Limited availability so book your seat now by calling: The Purbeck School 01929

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Hop on the Bath Christmas Special!

Hop on the Bath Christmas Special!

  Have a great day in a magical setting!! Ideal for Christmas shopping!! On-the-coach crackers and raffle!! Saturday 8th December The Purbeck School 8am Leave Bath approx 4.30pm £25 return per person Payment needed by November 30th – cash or cheque please (non-refundable) Limited availability so book your seat now by calling: The Purbeck School 01929

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Funding children’s education in Rwanda

Funding children’s education in Rwanda

At the end of last term we were delighted to present a cheque for £1055 to Mike Hayes, Projects Director of the Amakuru Trust. This money was raised by the kind contributions of Purbeck parents and staff and will once again support the education of children in the Excel School, Rwamagana. Assistant Head Simon Holmes, who

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Great support from Hays Travel, Wareham

Great support from Hays Travel, Wareham

This week the school collected a very substantial charitable donation from our friends at Hays Travel. Claire and her team have taken a genuine interest in the Rwanda Journey, and in December Hays ran a Christmas shopping excursion to Bath from which all donations were kindly given to us to support our work with impoverished children

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The Purbeck School supporting Rwandan children

The Purbeck School supporting Rwandan children

Following the school’s second visit to Rwanda last month, students, staff and parents at Purbeck have raised almost £1000 to sponsor eight children from the poorest families in the town of Rwamagana. This sponsorship provides a year of schooling, uniform, and a meal every day for children who would otherwise not have such a good start

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Sponsoring students in Africa: can you help?

Sponsoring students in Africa: can you help?

Last year Purbeck School staff and parents raised enough money to sponsor the education of six children from financially vulnerable families. Without our sponsorship, the children would not have been able to attend The Excel School in Rwamagana, Rwanda, and have their uniform and meals paid for. As in the UK, and especially in such a

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Non-uniform day: Friday 17th November

Non-uniform day: Friday 17th November

                    A non-uniform day will be taking place on Friday 17th of November. Donations collected from the day will support the following appeals: Children in Need Rwanda The Children’s’ Liver Disease Foundation Please don’t forget to bring your £1 in support.

Arrived!

Arrived!

Purbeck students arrived safe and sound in Rwanda this Wednesday. We wish them a successful trip and look forward to keeping you updated with their activities.