21st November 2019
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.
As part of King Edward’s celebrations for Red Nose Day, all pupils were invited to take part in a fun run. On the 23rd, 24th and 25th March pupils across all the years had to run or walk between 3k and 6k on a cross country route across the school grounds with their year group....