The Christian values of respect and compassion are the basis of the School’s service programme.
All year groups are involved in service on a voluntary basis. Year groups combine to lead a service project of their choice, over the four terms. These initiatives are student driven with a committee deciding on the service to support and the activity that would best enable all students in a year group to volunteer to play their part. Activities may include collecting for SPCA or the Cancer Society; reading and playing games with younger students; planting daffodils in preparation to support cancer awareness week; or visits to give gifts or entertain, spending time at old age homes or at centres for people in our community that receive professional support.
The School Council often takes on a one-off Service Initiative in response to local, national or international events or from organisations seeking support. This may be Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), disaster relief efforts, Red Cross, UNICEF or the Cancer and Heart Foundation requests for fundraising.
The Council Service Captain drives the Year 13 and Years 6 and 7 activities and also mentors the other Year group service committees as they work through their Term’s programme. Students play a leading role in any School Council School-wide Service action whilst capturing service hours with the help of the committee to ensure that the data base truly reflects student input.