27th -31st March is RAG Week and each Year group will be taking part in a different activity to raise money for their chosen Year Group Charity.
- Year 7 are taking part in Staff versus Student Rounders, P Half versus S Half Bake sale and indvidiual challenges with the proceeds going to Young Lives vs Cancer. https://www.justgiving.com/page/george-spencer-academy-1679049805152?utm_term=dgvBxbX4b
- Year 8 are supporting Chris Lewis’ for SSAFA .Ex-Paratrooper, Chris Lewis is walking the length of the British coast for SSAFA – over 11,000 miles. Each day he walks 20 miles and each Year 8 form will be sponsored to collectively cover 20 miles rowing in a day during registrations and PE lessons. https://www.justgiving.com/page/george-spencer-academy-1679049943699?utm_term=wpg8dkD72
- Year 9 are fundraising for ForgetMeNotts. They are holding a sponsored Sleep ‘Without’ in the school hall, sleeping only on gym mats on the 28th April and a Pay to Play/Watch Dodgeball event. https://operationorphan.enthuse.com/pf/george-spencer
- Year 10 are supporting PASIC Cancer Support for Children and Young People. PASICs supports 300 families a year through their child’s cancer treatment. They will be rowing 300km in a week for 300 families. https://www.justgiving.com/page/george-spencer-academy-1679050200798?utm_term=wkgPzBAQx
- Year 11 are supporting Broxtowe Youth Homelessness this RAG week. Year 11 are collecting clothes, food and toiletry items to create care parcels and will be holding a sponsored sleepout on the 5th May. https://broxtoweyouthhomeless.enthuse.com/GSAfoodparcelchallenge
- The 6th form are supporting HOPE foodbank. They will be bag Packing in TESCO to collect money for HOPE’s delivery van on Wednesday and holding a Year 12 versus Year 13 Football Match Tuesday after-school. https://localgiving.org/fundraising/GSA-Sixth-for-Hope/
There will also be a Non Uniform for all year groups on Friday 31st. Students can wear an item to support the colours of their charity and bring in £1 donation:
Year 7: Pink
Year 8: Blue
Year 9: Purple
Year 10: Yellow
Year 11: Black/White
Good luck to all our students and staff this RAG week for their fundraising events!