The Charities Committee is a group of about a dozen Sixth Form pupils led by the don in charge. The pupils carry out numerous fundraising initiatives, including fun runs, 24-hr sponsored events, calendar and cookbook sales, as well as plays and concerts. The money raised supports three nominated charities: one local, one national and one international. Each charity is supported for a period of three years. All charities chosen support the education and development of young people. The current charities are:
We also support the Lotus Flower Trust on an ongoing basis. The charity helps to build schools, homes and centres in remote, rural and environmentally challenging areas of India. More information on the partnership can be found here.
18th October 2022
On Monday 17 October, Winchester hosted an Eco Conference for 250 state school pupils and staff from across Hampshire, focused on topics related to climate change and sustainability.
6th October 2022
Local primary school children are invited to enter our wildlife poetry competition and attend a special lecture by renowned ornithologist Roger Morgan-Grenville.
20th September 2022
The whole school is aiming to run and walk a total of 4,000km on the morning of Friday 23 September to raise money for a water pump at Basgo Nunnery Orphanage in rural India.
6th September 2022
A team of pupils, jointly committed to their ideas behind their Investor Soc project, spent the summer putting their plans into action by supporting Impact Schools and teaching online.
16th June 2022
The Charities Committee is aiming to raise £8000 to fund an ambulance for Ukraine, with a sponsored cycle event on Wykeham Day.
26th May 2022
Dr John Cullerne was invited to Buckingham Palace on 25 May in recognition of his pioneering work on Covid.