Weʼre raising £6,000 to buy 15 Ipads and a charging trolley for the 400+ children at Lainesmead Primary School
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Lainesmead Primary School and Nursery is a two form entry school with children from 3-11 years of age, situated in the heart of Swindon Town centre. Lainesmead is a very special place to go to school. We know this because the children themselves tell us each and every day. In fact, in their own words, it is “Like a big family!” and “Everyone is kind, friendly and supportive.” It is a busy, happy school with an atmosphere which enables the children to be highly engaged in their learning, allowing the children to be the best they can be.
Educating over 430 children, we have high numbers of children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Unfortunately, due to government budget cuts, last year we lost £80,000 and had to make several redundancies. This year, our dire finical situation has continued this year and we are having to make further cut backs.
We had been really hoping to be able to purchase a set of 15 Ipads for the children to use to enhance their learning – not only in computing but in many subjects across the curriculum. As this is something we cannot do ourselves, we are really hoping that you can help!
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- 9 months ago
Alyssia Mepstead9 months ago
Thank you so much to those who have already donated! Please keep sharing our page as far and wide as possible. We have contacted some local business and will hopefully hear back from them soon.
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Dec 5, 2018
Mike and Felicity Thomas
Oct 1, 2018
We think you are doing a great job. So pleased Lillian goes to Lainesmead. Good luck with this appeal.
Sep 28, 2018
Just a little towards a good cause. Hope it works out!
Sep 22, 2018
Sep 18, 2018
Good luck with achieving the amount you need.
Sep 18, 2018
Good luck! I hope you raise the money needed before long. Thanks for all the work you do and for giving my son such a good start to his education.
Jul 21, 2018
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