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Petchey students raise over £1000 for Amnesty International!

News ‐ 4 Nov 2021

AS PART OF THE ASDAN CURRICULUM EACH YEAR STUDENTS SELECT A CHARITY TO RAISE MONEY FOR IN 2020 STUDENTS SELECTED:

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

STUDENTS DECIDED THAT ONE WAY OF RAISING MONEY WOULD BE TO DO A SPONSORED EVENT – SOMETHING THAT WE HAD PREVIOUSLY DONE SUCCESSFULLY. 

HOWEVER, DUE TO COVID AND THE RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE. WE HAD TO GET CREATIVE IN THE WAY IN WHICH WE DECIDED TO RAISE MONEY.

YEAR 9 STUDENTS WANTED TO DO SOMETHING PHYSICAL AND AGREED A VIRTUAL CHALLENGE WOULD BE IDEAL SO WE CREATED: 

A VIRTUAL BIKE CHALLENGE!!!

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AS A COLLECTIVE, WE MANAGED TO CYCLE AN IMPRESSIVE 156.3 MILES!!!

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Petchey Academy Sixth Formers also decided to raise money for Amnesty International

 

To raise the money they chose to do a:

Bake Sale

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BOTH EVENTS WERE AN AMAZING SUCCESS. 

STAFF AND STUDENTS CONTRIBUTED GENEROUSLY NOT ONLY WITH MONEY BUT WITH THEIR TIME AND EFFORT!!!

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WE ALSO HAD DONATION BOXES AND A DONATION BUTTON ON OUR PAYMENT APP.

IN TOTAL WITH BOTH EVENTS AS WELL AS DONATIONS FROM STAFF, STUDENTS AND PARENTS WE WERE ABLE TO RAISE AN IMPRESSIVE 

£553.87

The Petchey Academy is sponsored by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

Due to this any charitable fundraising we do in school, is very graciously matched by the foundation. 

This means that we are able to give Amnesty International a  cheque for the amount of…..

£1107.74