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Fundraising in school

We are extremely grateful to the support received from schools and nurseries.

Old Vicarage School, Richmond

From making homemade lemonade to cards and jewellery, the Fryer-Bovill family were supported by students at Mrs Fryer-Bovill's school.

Best Welly Forward!

Old Vicarage School sponsored walk

On a wet Wednesday in September 197 girls and 20 staff from the Old Vicarage School in Richmond took part in a sponsored walk for CHECT. The girls walked from Pembroke Lodge to Kingston Gate and back, with support from the school's Friends Association, and all the staff and parents. The Childhood Eye Cancer Trust is the school's chosen charity for the year, and this was their launch event to mark the beginning of their charity work. They have raised in excess of £5,200, which will be donated to the trust next week. CHECT is close to the school's heart, as a member of staff's daughter lost her eye to Rb in June this year. Two-year-old Darcey became the school's mascot for the event and had
great fun splashing about in her new wellies!

Ali Fryer and Darcey


Rupert House School, Henley on Thames

Staff and pupils at Rupert House School in Henley on Thames worked hard throughout the last year raising money for CHECT through cake sales, having chosen us as their charity of the year.

On June 18 Scarlett Mills and Aimee Ferguson presented CHECT fundraising manager Fiona Heath with a cheque for £665.  Thank you to EVERYONE at Rupert House for supporting us!

Rupert House School presenting cheque to Fiona

Pictured are Scarlett Mills, headmistress Niki Gan, Fiona and Aimee Ferguson.



From sponsored events to wearing your sunglasses all day at school – there are a host of ways to raise funds.

Why not hold a "talk like a pirate day"? Click here to go direct to the website

Ravensbank School students wearing their eye patches

You could get the children to make and wear eye patches all day!

Other fundraising ideas:

Sponsored silence (a particular favourite with the teachers!)

Sponsored skip

Teddy bears' picnic

Pancake day event

Easter egg hunt

Face painting

Sponsored singalong

Pyjama day

There are many ways of raising funds - some take a lot of effort and some are relatively simple, whichever you choose be assured that we are extremely grateful for your efforts - you can download our fundraising letter here and more ideas in our would you like to get involved document here - or call our fundraiser, Fiona, on 020 7377 5578 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.