Category: Charity

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We are excited to announce that on 22nd September, the Development Office will be organising an inaugural Wilson's Giving Day.

Across a 24 hour period, the entire Wilson's community will be encouraged to donate to the school in whatever way they can. Additionally, a surprise event at the school will get the boys involved and ...

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On Thursday 17th July, 29 students from Years 8 - 12 took part in the Wilson’s School Sleep Out, spending the night sleeping at school under the stars in the courtyard with no shelter.

The goal was to raise as much money as possible for Centrepoint, a charity which aims to combat youth homelessness and is also the school’s chosen charity ...

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With the sun shining and a bustling crowd of spectators making its way onto the field, the scene was set for what promised to be a Wilson's football classic. The teacher side looked strong despite late losses such as 'il Goro' (Mr Gore), while the student line-up was just as formidable with Felix 'twinkle toes' (Y13) slotting into a strong Year 12 ...

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The Wilsonian spirit of service has been in particular evidence in recent days with the annual collection for Purley Food Hub, a food bank supporting local families in need. Students and staff were invited to bring in donations of dried and long life foods ...

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The newly-formed Wilson's School Charity Committee ran our launch event on Tuesday this week—a static cycling race in aid of Centrepoint. Throughout the day, competitors from the staff and sixth form battled it out, cycling against one another in 20-minute intervals, leaving sweat and tears lingering on the seats of their stationary bikes after each ...

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During Assemblies this week, pupils have heard from members of the new Year 12 Charities Committee (pictured below) about the school's chosen charity for 2021-22: Centrepoint. Centrepoint provide housing, education and health support to homeless young people aged 16-25 across the UK. Their aim is to give homeless young people a future and to end ...

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Over the summer holiday Miss Fairbrother, who is an avid swimmer, achieved something quite remarkable. She swam 44 miles, the distance across The English Channel and back which was the equivalent of 2500 lengths. She has (so far) raised a huge £1540 in support of Diabetes UK. This has put her in the top 10 fundraisers in the UK! If you would like ...

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On Friday, we enjoyed the first mufti day of this academic year. As usual, pupils were invited to wear their own clothes in exchange for a donation to the Ryan MS Therapy Centre in Coulsdon, one of several local charities for which pupils have raised money in recent months.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition that effects the ...

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At the end of a challenging term, when it would be tempting for us all to reflect on our own misfortunes and frustrations, pupils, staff and parents have truly demonstrated their faith in the school's motto by contributing with such enthusiasm to Age UK's gift bag campaign. We have received donations for hundreds of items, which will be put into ...

Wilson’s School

A boys’ grammar school in the London Borough of Sutton (UK), Wilson’s School is:

  • committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (no. 7536970). Registered office: Mollison Drive, Wallington, Surrey SM6 9JW
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