Debenham High School raises over £900 in just one week

Students from Debenham High School in Suffolk have raised an amazing £976.78 for CLIC Sargent through just one week of fundraising.

L to R, Calvin Coe, Alison Ramsay & Anna Kinge

Charity Week at Debenham High School

Year 11 students, Calvin and Anna spearheaded the school’s efforts in devising and delivering an inspired programme of fundraising activities. The pair coordinated suggestions from each form group for a Charity Week at the school.

Activities included a FIFA tournament, busking, competitive eating, dance-a-thon, a tug of war, and a non-uniform ‘wear your hobby’ day.

The full and varied programme of fundraising activities meant that every student in the school got involved and raised money for children and young people living with cancer.

It was great to see pupils having fun whilst raising money for other young people who are coping with cancer.

Anna, 16, said: "Holding the Charity Week was a great opportunity for musical pupils to perform their talents and sporty pupils to express their skill and team work

"Also, other activities that are uncommon in school took place, allowing all students to enjoy their hobby and skill for a worthy cause.”

Calvin, 15, added: “It was great to see pupils competing and having fun whilst raising money for other young people who are coping with cancer. The enthusiasm shown by all those involved was truly remarkable.”

CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager, Alison Ramsay said: “We really appreciate the hard work of Anna and Calvin, and the generosity from all the school that has gone into raising this fantastic amount.

"Every penny raised will help provide vital support for children and young people with cancer, and their families.”

Find out more

To find out how you and your school can help raise funds for CLIC Sargent, please contact Alison Ramsay on 01284 829090 or email: