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In the wake of the distressing news about Kate Geraghty, the school has had a real sense of community.

Students have worked together brilliantly and tirelessly to organise fundraising activities to help raise funds for Kate so that she can access immunotherapy treatment.

Fundraising events have included a glorious car wash in the sunshine, a deliciously tasty coffee morning and cake sale (complete with raffle and tombola), a pool tournament and a nail bar. The effort and commitment shown by our students was inspiring and, thanks to their hard work, we raised a grand total of £2550.47! Well done all.

Special thanks also go out to one of our year 11 students who, in her own time, managed to get three signed Leicester Tigers shirts and auction them off for a very impressive £300!

Thank you to everyone for your support; it really is appreciated more than you know.

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Children’s Hospital School Leicester Gains Highest Environmental Award

Eco-Schools, part of Keep Britain Tidy, awarded its highest accolade, the Green Flag, to the Children’s Hospital School Leicester following an assessment. Participating schools have to demonstrate three projects which are assessed for the award: however, our eco-team substantially raised the bar when it put forward a whopping 11 activity projects.

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We’ve Won Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Award

We were delighted to collect the Most Outstanding Group award, sponsored by the RSPCA, at Dr Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots presentations evening, at the Barbican Centre, London on 9 March. The Roots & Shoots awards were designed to inspire children and fuel their desire to protect Earth’s environment and everything that lives in it.

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Soft Touch Arts Return

That time of year is upon us again, with music specialists coming into all of the physical sites of the Children's Hospital School. Soft Touch Arts are back for the fourth year to run workshops about music performance, recording and creation. Returning to Willow Bank and Ward 3, the group has been offering sessions at the LRI for the first time to make sure a large amount of CHS students have access to musical enrichment.

Steve and Perry from the organization will conclude the run of sessions in the summer term, which will feature two groups from Willow Bank recording original material at the Soft Touch studio based on New Walk in Leicester.

BBC School Report 2018

“Arrival” – a short documentary about what it means to be a refugee starting a new life in Leicester.




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