The members of Kenny's house have been working together to raise money for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) to support the charity to deliver emergency care around the world where it is needed most.
Over the course of four weeks, boys and dons have been running and cycling to try and reach a total of 3,666km, the equivalent distance from the house to Samos, Greece, which is home to one of the world's largest refugee camps. Refugee camps have been severely hit with COVID-19 due to their lack of medical resources and high population density. The Samos refugee camp has a maximum capacity of 650 people, yet the current population is close to 4000 - it is near impossible to social distance in such cramped conditions.
The challenge began earlier in the term during the lockdown and is now in its final stretch, having passed the 3000km mark. The initial fundraising target of £1000 has been reached, and it is hoped that much more will be raised.
Well done to Kennyites Ben and Tom, who have worked hard on this initiative, supported and encouraged by House Tutor, Mr Robert Moore .
22nd March 2021
Former Head of House, Tristan Gauthier, reflects on sporting triumph and the bonds formed along the way.
21st September 2021
On the 24th of September 2021, 450 Winchester pupils and OWs will attempt to collectively replicate the impressive feat of George Mallory, aiming to run 2,500km en masse in the space of just a couple of hours, in tribute to the mountaineer, who embarked on his expedition one hundred years ago.
25th May 2021
Last weekend sixth form pupils led a 24 hour music festival, involving performers of all ages and raising over £5000 for charity. They entertained a small live audience as well as parents and friends, via a livestream of the entire event.
25th May 2021
Despite the regular downpours, Furley's secured top spot at this year's inter-house school sports day, known as Athlā. A resident of Furley's and captain of athletics, Frankie Shropshire reports on a day of competition, teamwork and encouragement.
18th May 2021
Over the weekend of 22 - 23 May 2021, pupils will be performing in a 24-hour music festival, which they have organised to raise money for three chosen charities: Winchester Young Carers, NSPCC, and Stay at School Nepal. Over 50 boys and members of staff from different boarding houses and year groups will be performing in a non-stop concert, which will be live streamed to the school community.
16th March 2021
For many boys, the house play is a highlight of their time at Winchester. In this video some Collegemen reminisce about their recent production of the farce 'Drop Dead!'.