Newland House encourages pupils to become actively engaged in supporting charitable causes. Each year, our Head Boy and Head Girl nominate a local charity for parents, staff and pupils to collectively support through various initiatives and fundraising events. This year they have chosen to support Ruils which is a local charity, based in Teddington, which supports children and adults with disabilities and the elderly to live independently. It helps them to feel more part of their community and to live life to the full. They provide information, advice, advocacy, befriending and activities to their clients and their families.
This term we have also been supporting the NSPCC Speak Out, Stay Safe’ programme. The children very much enjoyed raising money in school through a variety of mini-Olympic challenges’ in PE lessons and have raised over £2700 pounds.
Last week they were visited by the NSPCC last Friday in Assembly to celebrate this success. Since 2005, Newland House has raised a total of £31, 689 for the NSPCC alone with thanks to the generosity of parents and families and the children for taking part in the programmes.
Please see the flyer below advertising Rockin' for Ruils which is a community event at Teddington Social Club which is raising money to provide befrienders for disabled children, opening up new opportunities for them and giving their parents a well-earned break.