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.
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.
10th May 2022
An excited audience of over 300 gathered in Flint Court for ‘Resilience 2022’, a sustainable fashion show in aid of local children’s charity, Naomi House & Jacksplace.
8th May 2022
The Natural History Society and guest students from Park Community School in Havant learnt about rhino conservation with Amanda Smith.
7th March 2022
Sixth Form pupils, Felix and Seb provide an update on The Elizabeth Project, the College's first Carbon Offset and Tree-Planting program. Working in partnership with Winnall Primary School, the team's most recent efforts saw 300 tree saplings planted on the College grounds.
7th March 2022
Yesterday a team from Winchester took on a 16-mile walk to raise funds for the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. With an early start, the team made their way to Old Winchester Hill near the Meon Valley to begin their journey back to Winchester on foot.