News

Fundraising updates, new initiatives and more

Below you’ll find the most up to date information on what the myChange team are up to – both in schools and in the office, with details on fundraising applications and development of our programmes!

The latest from myChange

Gardening

Gardening

All of our schools now have up and running gardening clubs. The picture above is at Sherwood Park Primary School where we received £2,000 funding from Tesco Bags of Help. Mrs Wood at Sherwood Park has been busy getting by putting up the greenhouse, potting bench, planting shrubs and making the garden look great. To […]

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Danson Primary School

Danson Primary School

In January we will be working with Danson Primary School where we will deliver our Healthy Me programme. After meeting in November, the school have confirmed that we will be working with Years 3 to 6 and also deliver a staff workshop to upskill the teachers knowledge about food. Healthy Me is a 6 session […]

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Haberdashers’ Aske’s Primary School

Haberdashers’ Aske’s Primary School

We are delighted to announce that we will be running a cooking club for KS2 children at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Primary School in Crayford. The club will initially run for 6 weeks up to February half term with another one running until April half term. This is a new school for myChange to work with and […]

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Family Cooking Sessions 2020

Family Cooking Sessions 2020

We managed to raise an amazing £6,142.87 in total for the Coop Community Fund, which finished in November 2019. This means that we have an additional £3,000 to spend on community based projects. We are putting £2,000 of that money towards more Family Cooking Sessions in February and April half terms. The sessions will take […]

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Healthy Me Feedback

Healthy Me Feedback

Last term we delivered our Healthy Me programme to Hurst and Northwood Primary School’s. We conducted some feedback with the year 3 and year 5 classes respectively and found that 82% of children said they are eating more fruit and veg, 70% said they feel healthier now than when they started the programme, and 69% […]

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Gardening at Hurst

Gardening at Hurst

This term we have worked with Years 5 and 6 to develop a small space into a functional garden. We intend to plant lots of vegetables to supplement the schools salad bar and canteen, including onions, lettuces, beetroots and carrots. The schools Parents Association have been very helpful in making this project happen with £200 […]

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Garden at Northwood

Garden at Northwood

Northwood Primary School has invested key resources in their garden this year. In line with the development of the garden, a fence was a much needed item. Previously, children have no obvious way in or out, which became a bit of a health and safety issue. The new metal fence, with a gate, provides a clear area for the children starting their gardening […]

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Family Cooking Sessions – October

Family Cooking Sessions – October

Thanks to the Co-op Local Community Fund, we were able to host more Family Cooking Sessions in Bexley during the October half term. Over the 3 dates we saw just under 50 people attend, including children, parents and even grandparents. With a similar layout as the summer sessions, families made 3 healthy dishes, discussed what […]

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Co-op Local Community Fund

Co-op Local Community Fund

On the 18th of October, we found out that we had been chosen as a Co-op local cause, again!. This means that every time a Co-op member buys selected Co-op products and services, 1% of the money they spend goes to a local cause in their community. The funding will allow us to deliver Family […]

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Christ Church (Erith) Primary School

Christ Church (Erith) Primary School

We are pleased to announce that we will be delivering our Healthy Me programme in new school, Christ Church (Erith) Primary School. We will be working with Years 2-5, where all of the children will receive information about the different food groups in the Eatwell Guide, get to try a range of healthier snacks to […]

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