Charities of the term
Mr Thompson and the children on the School Council decide on the charities for the term, with School Committee planning termly fund-raising events.
Spring, summer and autumn terms 2020
For the next 3 terms, the school is supporting Skylarks which is an independent Richmond-upon-Thames based charity that provides activities and therapies for children with disabilities and additional needs. They also support and provide therapies, courses and information for their whole families.
We are also supporting Link Ethiopia and in particular, Tseda First Cycle School. Link Ethiopia is a charity dedicated to changing lives through education in Ethiopia.
Spring, summer and autumn terms 2019
For the last 3 terms the school supported two charities: West London Action for Children, which is a charity that offers a range of counselling and therapy services for children and families in need who are based in the London boroughs of Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea. They support families under stress to develop their confidence and skills to cope with the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of family life.
Project 360 – Looking at Unicorn’s own environmental footprint and what can we do to improve our impact e.g. more recycling, more growing, less wastage, less pollution, etc.; teaching us all to become more responsible and aware of the environment around us.
This ties in with the Friends of the Earth who are currently focusing on reducing plastic in the oceans, beating climate change, saving the bees and fighting air pollution.