Pupils have excellent attitudes to learning and are keen to succeed.
ISI Inspection Report, June 2014
One strength of The Mead character is the desire to help others less fortunate than themselves, and this is especially true when it comes to fundraising and supporting charities throughout the year. While we appreciate that we ask for a little money from you every so often, many of the events for charity are created, developed or led by the children of the school.
When we took stock of all the fundraising throughout 2014-2015, we were amazed! Aside from the money which the Friends of The Mead has raised throughout the year, many other events were held...
Thackeray enjoyed a Cake Sale to allow them to support their chosen charity, and we managed to munch through an amazing £300 in aid of Children in Need.
We sold poppies and ribbons over Remembrance week, and collected a total of £147 from generous parents and children to support this very important cause. Our Harvest celebrations involved a produce stall and a large quantity was taken to the 'Soup Kitchen'. Samaritan Shoe Boxes of all size and shape were filled at home and sent away to give a little cheer to children less fortunate than us. In total, 92 boxes were collected - a brilliant achievement!
Wellington House organised a sponsored run and cake sale for Sports Relief and altogether collected a staggering £1897. Well done Wellies!
In response to the terrible earthquake experienced by Nepal, £607 was raised. £310 was also collected for King Charles the Martyr Church, £110 for Movember, £150 for the 'Tree of Hope' charity, £150 for WWF UK and £222 for the British Heart Foundation through a sponsored skip.
Over the course of 2014, we raised £2320 for Thackeray's chosen charity of Water Aid which was sufficient to build a well.
Altogether, this means that your kind support and contributions raised over £5300 during 2014-2015. Well done all!