Making a Positive Contribution
Throughout the autumn term students and staff at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy helped raise a grand total of £2509.66 for a number of charities.
In October OBA decided to support Breast Cancer Awareness as the first half terms. As part of the ‘Make a positive contribution’ ECM day £93.20 was raised by year 7 students made products they could sell in a ‘market place’ such products included phone stands, key rings, plant pots and cakes.
OBA staff and sixth form students’ teamed up with the staff from Balfour Beatty to help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. A football tournament went ahead and a grand total of £200.08 was raised. In addition OBA students gave contributions and added a further £594.56 donation to the Breast Cancer Awareness charity.
Hairy staff at OBA endured a month of not shaving in aid of Movember. The group of 6 male teaching staff helps raise a fantastic £200.00 for men’s general health issues specifically prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Well done Mo Bro’s!
November saw OBA staff and students fundraise for Children in Need. The combined effort of a sixth form cake-a-thon, a charity netball match and a Year 7 sponsored silence raised a huge £445.45.
Throughout December the OBA Dragons Den enterprise Group raised a whopping £976.37 for Hope Hospice. This was achieved from the sales from their hugely successful chocolate and glass gift Christmas product.
Well done to everyone who has contributed!