Weʼve raised £65 to fund projects to improve learning and extracurricular facilities for our local secondary school. The Downs School, Compton.
- Compton, West Berkshire, United Kingdom
- Funded on Wednesday, 11th October 2017
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State schools are struggling financially. Increasing operational costs are not being adequately provided for by government, yet we as parents still expect the best from our schools. Most schools are having to cut back on all but those facilities required to deliver basic educational outcomes.
Every year for the past 6 years the Downs School has held a 10km walk along the Ridgeway as a core fixture in their fundraising calendar. Over the 6 years this event has raised £105000, contributing to a new minibus, new astroturf fields, outdoor playground areas and table tennis tables for the students. It is these and other facilities that make the Downs School an outstanding school in West Berkshire.
This year on 22nd September, Maya, my eldest daughter is walking in her first year at secondary school. Please support her by donating any amount through this page. Your donation will help fund a portfolio of projects for the coming school year, all aimed at providing the best education and learning environment for 1200 + students.
- 9 months ago
Will van Zyl9 months ago
Thanks to all who contributed to Maya's effort. Imagine the amount raised if each student came back with £65!!! There are 1200 students in her school. Unfortunately not all do, so your contribution means that much more in that context.
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Sep 28, 2017
For Maya's walk!
Gogo and Bubble
Sep 14, 2017
Go Maya go! Wishing you lots of luck. Love Gogo and Bubble xxx
The crisp family
Sep 12, 2017
We'll be thinking of you, well done
Sep 11, 2017
Great cause. I hope you have loads of fun!
Will van Zyl
Sep 11, 2017
Go Maya! See how fast you can walk it!!
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