Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in independent education

Farlington Prep School makes a rainbow for charity

The school took part in a Rainbow Mufti Day to fundraise for a charity in Kenya

Posted by Hannah Vickers | June 19, 2017 | School life

Farlington Prep School recently took part in a “Rainbow Mufti Day” to raise funds for the BIG Foundation - an education charity based in Kenya. This was selected by the pupils’ School Council as the recipient of this year’s fundraising activities

The pupils from Nursery to Prep 6 came to School wearing a specified colour of the rainbow, depending on their year group. A group was then photographed in the shape of a rainbow from upstairs in the Boarding House.

The Big Foundation undertakes projects in schools in Kenya building new classrooms, providing desks and helping feed children their lunch

The Big Foundation undertakes projects in schools in Kenya building new classrooms, providing desks and helping feed children their lunch. Community projects are also undertaken to help keep livestock healthy, cultivate crops and support local cottage industries, such as jewellery making.

The charity has been set up by Beth Richardson, a Farlington parent.

Subscribe to our free fortnightly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in independent education

Related stories

School pupils raise funds for Forces Charity SSAFA

Beech Hall School is awash with colour during fundraiser

Howell's School raise £6K for hospice charity

Badminton School Head leads 367-mile charity cycle challenge

UK's biggest boarding school bursary charity announced

Charity football match for Manchester Attack victims

Falcons School for Boys raise £3,000 with art exhibition

Haileybury Youth Trust nominated for sustainability award

Brothers take on triathlon for Syria

Milton Abbey pupils eat 'Hunger Lunch' for World Hunger Day

Market place - view all

Red sky

We’re the UK’s leading independent solar installer, hel...

Saville

We are Saville Audio Visual - AV with a Difference
Saville is...

S&C Slatter

S&C Slatter have over 20 years experience as specialists in constru...

Capita

We're the UK's leading provider of business process outsourcing and...

Schools Broadband

Schools Broadband is one of the UK's largest specialist providers o...

Casio Electronics Co Ltd

Casio is a market-leading global electronics manufacturer. It launc...