21st November 19
Earlier this month, the Elizabeth House girls ordered 100 Christmas shoeboxes and distributed them around the other Houses for pupils and staff to fill with toys and gifts for children in need around the world. Once filled, the boxes had to be labelled with the relevant age range and gender and a 5 donation left inside each box to pay for the delivery.
Before sending, the girls checked through every box to ensure each one contained enough items of a high enough quality, if they needed anything further this was added.
Operation Christmas Child is run by the charity Samaritan’s Purse and King Edward’s takes part every year.
Albert Edwin Mawer died peacefully at home on Monday 23rd of March, in the care of his beloved wife, Rosemary. Bertie was at the heart of King Edward’s for thirty-seven years, arriving here in January 1949. At that time, the School was still lodged at Hambledon Workhouse having given up its berth at King...