Form Charity

Aims

We believe that it is fundamentally important to the development of our pupils as individuals and our effectiveness as a School that we continue to strive to make a positive impact on the world around us.

Form Charity supports four charity partners each year, all chosen democratically by our pupils.

Activities

Over £15,000 is raised each year by boys and staff through a wide range of activities which are either year group events organised by the boys or whole School events organised by the Charity Co-ordinators. We run fundraising events throughout the year including a summer fun run, dodgeball tournaments and mufti days. We also occasionally run emergency collections outside the normal Form Charity calendar – such as our crisis appeal for toothbrushes and toothpaste to send to refugees arriving in Eastern Europe in September 2015.

Charity Partners 2020-21

INTERNATIONAL CHARITY

Water Aid is an international organisation focused on water, sanitation and hygiene. The charity works to make sure that clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene are a normal part of daily life for everyone, everywhere. https://www.wateraid.org/

NATIONAL CHARITIES

FC Not Alone is on a mission to use the power of football to allow men to feel comfortable opening up about their mental health. With suicide being the biggest killer of men under the age of 45, FC Not Alone aims to help reduce the stigma attached to mental health and in turn reduce these sadly high numbers. https://fcnotalone.com/

CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. CALM exists to change this. https://www.thecalmzone.net/

ZSL London Zoo needs our help in order to continue to care for and protect wildlife from extinction. Their Zoos are home to over 20,000 animals, many endangered in the wild and they rely on visitors to raise funds. With the Zoos closed, they need help more than ever to continue with their conservation projects and protect their animals. https://www.zsl.org/

LOCAL CHARITY

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. They support families across Surrey and London from diagnosis to end of life and throughout bereavement with a range of nursing, practical, emotional and medical care. https://www.shootingstar.org.uk/