Category Archives: Charity

Sponsored Walk

This morning we set off on our annual charity Sponsored Walk. This year we are raising funds for Sign Post, a local mental health charity dealing with children aged 11-18. We are also raising funds for our neighbours, Collett School....

Could you be a donor?

Yesterday something rather special happened. Rupert met Billy for the first time. It was a very emotional meeting and it was filmed by the BBC. If you’ve followed our News posts you will be aware that Rupert received a bone...

Staff Macmillan Coffee Morning

Each Autumn Term the Staff have a Macmillan Coffee Morning. Cakes are baked (recipes fiercely guarded) and just like in The Great British Bake Off judgements are made. As ever the range of cakes was impressive – congratulations to Sharen...

Boxmoor Trust Swift Project

Just over a year ago David Kirk of the Boxmoor Trust posted a plea on Facebook for reports of swifts in Boxmoor. http://www.boxmoortrust.org.uk/2017/07/19/help-the-boxmoor-swifts/ At Lockers Park we are lucky enough to have a colony of swifts that nest here each...

Doodson Sponsored Walk

The Doodson Sponsored Walk was this year raising funds for two local good causes – Hope for Children and The Collett School. It had to be one of the muddiest walks that we’ve done, but the majority of walkers managed...

Fire Walk!

Five rather mad members of Staff and one husband last night took part in a Fire Walk at Collett School, helping to raise funds for Collett School. They must all be bonkers! (Though raising funds for the Collett School is...

Jeans for Genes Day

You could hardly recognise the pupils at Lockers this morning because so many of them were not wearing their school uniform. Normally this would be frowned on but today it was a rather special charity day where they could wear...

Sponsored Walk Cheque Presentation

Last term ended with a Sponsored Walk with the money raised going to two amazing organistations that are local to us – The Collett School and The Pepper Foundation. Both of these do incredibly valuable work with young people. Today...

Charity Fund Raisers

One of the things that really impresses me is when pupils use their own initiative and do things they care about. A case in point happened over the weekend at the Little Gaddesden Football Club end of season tournament. Three...