Charities we support
As part of our commitment towards nurturing children to consider how they can help others to lead 'life in all its fullness' (John 10:10), we are dedicated to the charities we support across school. Our children don't just learn about fundraising, but about the reasons the charities exist, the inequality that permeates around the globe and the impact on real lives through service. They consider concepts such as injustice, discrimination, inequality and courage.
Our youngest children learn about national charity events as these are the ones that they have probably heard about most and will relate to more easily. Their interest will be developed when they see these charity events on their TVs and know that they have done something to contribute.
Our older children learn about local charities: canals and the Blackburn Foodbank. They see how through their own service and sacrifices that they can make a difference to people they might not know, but who live close by.
Our oldest children learn about international charities as they understand more about what it means to be a global citizen. Through their learning they can see that it is important for us to make a difference to the lives of people we will never know, but who deserve justice, fairness, equity and love.