Lowfield Primary School
Lowfield Primary School

Charity Support

Homeless Shoebox Appeal

Many thanks to everyone who donated items for the homeless appeal.  We were really pleased with the response from parents which enabled us to fill many boxes for the homeless.  We used photocopying boxes so they are double the size of a shoe box so each person will receive even more items in their boxes. 

 

The children in Foundation made Christmas cards to add to each box and helped to sort and pack the boxes.  Boxes were safely dropped off at Tesco on Saturday morning ready to be distributed across the city.

 

To update everyone the charity received 3015 shoeboxes from people in Sheffield which have been distrubuted by Christmas - many thanks for making a difference!

Some of the many donations ready to be made into shoeboxes by the children.

Sheffield Homeless Appeal

Sheffield Christmas Homeless Appeal - Lowfield are helping to support this appeal by asking for donations of the following items.  We will then make up the donations into shoeboxes to give to homeless people in Sheffield.  Donations need to be collected in by Wednesday 7th December.

 

Children In Need

FANTASTIC!!!  We helped raise £226.44 for Children in Need last week.  This will help make a big difference to children's lives well done everyone.

Charity Events 2016 -2017

Lowfield will be supporting and fundraising for the following events/charities this year:  Click on the charity name to visit the website to find out more.

September 30th -  Macmillan Coffee morning

November 18th - Children in Need - Wear spots

December 14th - Wear a Christmas Jumper - Money to the Children's Hospital

March 24th - Red Nose Day

 

We continue to support the Lend With Care charity and invest in trying to help individuals escape from poverty.  Updates are on the School Council Page - Click HERE

To find out more about this charity click HERE

MacMillan Coffee Morning and Cake Sale

We will be having a coffee morning and cake sale on Friday 30th September in the hall to raise money for MacMillan cancer care.  We hope you can join us and help to raise some money for this important charity.

 

Well done we helped raise £68.30 at the coffee morning which will help Macmillan a little bit further.  We will be supporting the event again next September.

RSPCA Visits KS2 Assembly

RSPCA representative Phillip and guest dog Murphy visited the KS2 assembly on Friday 27th May 2016 to say a big ‘thank you’ to Lowfield for our donations towards a new boiler at the animal rescue centre. We learned more about the work of the RSPCA and they loved meeting us too.

 

The children who won Always Certificates that week got an extra treat as they had the chance to stroke Murphy, who we all agreed was completely adorable!

Children in Need

We dressed up as Superheroes for the day and had a bun sale after school which helped us raise £226 for Children in Need.  We had many different outfits to brighten the day.  Many members of staff transformed into Batman and Batwomen for the day.

Poppy Appeal

We raised £142 from the sale of poppies and other merchandise.  Big thanks to everyone who helped support this charity.

Transform Burkina

In October we asked the children to bring in small donations of spare change to help support Transform Burkina which is a charity working to help fund and support children's education in Burkina Faso. 

MacMillan Coffee and Cake Sale

On September 25th we had a Coffee Morning where we welcomed lots of parents to stop and have some refreshements and a slice of cake.  After school we had a cake sale where we raise £128.60 for MacMillan Cancer Care.  Many thanks for everyones donations.

Make it Better Day

The children will be taking part in the Children's Hospital 'Make it Better Day' on Friday 26th June as part of our ongoing support in school for different charities.  To take part in this event we are having a non uniform day in return for a small donation.  Help us to raise money for this vital cause.  For more information on where the money goes click HERE

Nepal Earthquake

Many thanks to everyone who donated items and came to the toy, book and bun sale last week.  We raised an amazing £152.35 which will help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal.  This money will help make a difference to improving things in Nepal since they suffered great damage and loss of lives due to two earthquakes.

Red Nose day 2015

Noses were zooming out of the office at a very speedy rate which meant that we raised £180 from selling noses.  We all dressed in red and brought in a donation on the 13th march -Mr Holder even dyed his beard red to mark the occasion!  On a serious note we found out in class why we are raising money for this very worthy charity.  Ask your child what they learnt in class.  We raised an AMAZING £185.46 many thanks everyone!

School Council Charity

The school council has decided upon our chairty for this year so we had a dress as you please day to raise money for this very worthy charity.  Fantastic news!  We raised £162.50 on Friday 20th February for the lend with care charity.  

More information can be found on http://www.lendwithcare.org/.

 
For an upadate on how this money has been spent visit the School Council page on the website.

 

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Lowfield Primary School
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Sheffield S2 4NJ

Tel: 0114 2552501

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Headteacher: Mr C Holder

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Lisa Wainwright

 Office Staff:

 Louise Colton

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