Sunday, 8 January 2017

St Paul's Advent Charity Appeal


SPA Geog and the Choir Fundraise for the ADVENT charity

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Kevin was an expert at talking to customers..

First and foremost we wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and the best wishes for 2017. Before the Christmas break the newly appointed Year 11 SPA Geog Ambassadors combined with some with the School’s Choir went to Morrisons in Erith to raise money for the Advent Charity appeal. Under the expert tutelage of Ms Viner the Choir produced amazing vocals on various hymns and festive songs to the public and staff alike. The students – under the lead of the chocolate selling duo Mr Davis and Mr O’Connell – packed bags at the till for customers. Both the public and Morrisons’ staff commented of the fabulous singing of our choir and the politeness of the Ambassadors at the till. The fundraising co-ordinator from Morrisons commented that the Choir from St Paul’s Academy were ‘the best we have had this Christmas season!’. All students were a credit to the school and represented themselves as assets.

Year 7-11 members of the Choir sing hymns and Christmas songs at the entrance to Morrisons Erith.


Gareth gained many donations for his effort.

We celebrate the achievements of our Ambassadors and Choir on doing their bit to help raise money for the various charities support by the school. Please congratulate your child or those you teach if you see them. This year the students at St Paul’s Academy were raising money for:
Ø  St Ann’s Education Project in Kenya;
Ø  The Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton;
Ø  CAFOD;
Ø  Thamesmead Food Bank’
Ø  Anerley Across: a charity which takes disabled people to Lourdes on an annual pilgrimage (www.anerleyacross.org.uk)’
Ø  The Christmas Tree Project;
Ø  King’s College Hospital: Haematology Department;
Ø  Cancer Research UK;
Ø  Weybourne Care Home.


Nathan proved popular the customers.


Kwabena is a new recruit to volunteering but also gave up his time on Christmas Day to donate gifts to students.

The Year 11 Ambassadors of Geography and Choir raised an amazing £368 for charity in four hours. A tremendous achievement by all. Please see the Geography Blog and St Paul’s Academy website for more details of events within Geography.

Anna was integral to giving out the St Paul’s Academy Newsletter.


James got into the festive spirit.

#Where is your next Geography classroom?


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