Felpham Community College have ended a jammed packed term by holding a non-school uniform day, raising money for The Sussex Snowdrop Trust.
FCC host a number of charity events throughout the academic year, organised by the sixth form charity committee. Students and staff nominate in the Autumn Term what charities they would like to support over the year, with a variety of local, national and international charities being shortlisted and then voted for. The non-school uniform day on the 8th April was raising money for The Sussex Snowdrop Trust and also school funds to improve outdoor facilities for students at FCC. Sixth form students got involved on the day and were encouraged to wear pastel colours in support of Spring!
As well as the non-school uniform day collection, FCC has also held donation drives this term for St Wilfrid’s Hospice and Ukraine. The Ukraine collection was a collaborative effort with the local community, organised through JW Sports in Bognor Regis.
Phebe Allies, year 13 student and Student Leadership i/c of Charity commented: “Non-school uniform days are a good way to raise money and promote some excellent charities. Student voice has indicated that students would like more facilities at break and lunch around the school site – for example benches and seating areas – so we are raising money for the school community as well as The Snowdrop Trust, to go towards what our students have requested.”
Photo – Some of the sixth form charity committee who collect in the donations
For more information on The Sussex Snowdrop Trust, please visit The Sussex Snowdrop Trust – Care at Home for Children