CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Hampshire Life today CLICK HERE

Portsmouth High School’s Head Girl team raise over £5000 for Teenage Cancer Trust

PUBLISHED: 11:29 08 July 2014 | UPDATED: 11:30 08 July 2014

Archant

Portsmouth High School’s Head Girl team were delighted to present Teenage Cancer Trust with a cheque for £5,135.61 after spending a year fundraising for the cause.

The Sixth Form chose the charity because it felt very close and real to them. Beth Bartlam, Regional Fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust, who received the cheque said: “I am absolutely thrilled to be receiving such an incredible donation from Portsmouth High School, the girls should be so proud of what all their hard work has achieved for Teenage Cancer Trust.

“It costs us around £1000 every day to support our new unit at Southampton General Hospital as well as our cancer awareness and support services. That means that the students have helped us to fund nearly five days of vital support for young people here in the South; thank you so much, it’s amazing.”

“Teenage Cancer Trust is a hugely deserving charity and we are thrilled we have been able to help them in this way,’ said Head Girl, Lucy Wickham. “The whole Sixth Form pulled together over the past 12 months to deliver a vast range of fun activities across the school. This has been an amazing year. I am really pleased that we will be making a difference to the lives of these teenagers.”

More from Education

Friday, May 25, 2018

Reading, writing… and fire-lighting? More and more children across the UK are being taken out of the classroom to be taught in the great outdoors, writes Amy Noton

Read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Hampshire

Read more
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The understanding of academic success needn’t be about testing. A creative curriculum, a focus on the joy of learning, and close teacher-pupil relationships can see far greater rewards, says Jane Grubb, Head of Bedales Prep, Dunhurst.

Read more
Thursday, March 24, 2016

Q&A with Richard Milner-Smith at Moyles Court School in Ringwood

Read more
Friday, March 11, 2016

British public schools reveal 6 things every parent should know before choosing an independent school for your child

Read more
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Steeped in tradition and history, Winchester College is one of the oldest schools in the country. Claire Pitcher takes a guided tour

Read more
 
A+ South & South West

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy


Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today


subscription ad

Local Business Directory



Property Search