The Crackley Bank Charity Heroes work together each term to raise money for different charities.  The children learn to care for others and think of wonderful ways to raise money and awareness.  We are very proud of our school community as they go above and beyond to support others.  

We would like to give a huge thank you to our children, parents, grandparents and friends of Crackley Bank when supporting us and the charities close to our hearts. 

To find out more information on the charities we have supported, click on the slide show to the right. 

The charities we have supported this year 

Ukraine Support 

We are deeply saddened by the recent crisis in Ukraine and as a school and a community we are asking if you could please help with the aid required to support Ukraine. We are opening donations for supplies to be sent to Ukraine which need to be in school by Friday 4th March. We are also opening a ParentPay donation point, where you can give monetary donations if you would prefer, which will be sent straight to The British Red Cross. Please see the letter sent via email for further details.

Christmas Jumper Day for Donna Lousise Trust 

It’s our last day of school before we break up for Christmas and today we celebrated our Christmas Jumper Day!! We all dressed in our most Christmassy jumpers, and enjoyed our parties and Christmas cheer throughout school – we even had a special visit from the Big Man in the red suit! This year we decided to raise money for the Donna Louise again, and we raised a total of £68 to donate to them. Thank you everyone for your amazing support :-) 

Children In Need 

We celebrated Children in Need in school by having our own clothes day. We saw lots of Pudsey’s and lots of fantastic outfits on the day. The children took part in activities in school and we talked about what the Children in Need charity supports. Some of us joined in with Joe Wicks and took part in a live PE session with him – which was lots of fun! We have raised a total of £141.50 to donate directly to Children in Need so thank you everyone for your fantastic support!

Harvest donations for local food banks

For our Harvest Festival this year, we decided to have a collection for Food, which would be donated directly to a local food bank. We had a huge collection raised, and couldn’t be more grateful to parents for their generous donations! All the food collected was taken to Charlie’s Butchers in Chesterton who run a foodbank directly for our local community. Thank you everyone!

Leukaemia Care and Cancer Day

We kicked off our school year with a special day that has become a tradition here at Crackley Bank! We celebrated our ‘Spotty Day’ in honour of a charity that is close to our hearts – Leukaemia Care. We all dressed in our spottiest clothes today, and our older children had a think about the signs and symptoms that can help you to spot leukaemia. We are very proud of how thoughtful, and sensitive our children were and how lovely they were in discussions about this awful disease. Our older children in Y5 and Y6 also made their own ‘Spot Leukaemia’ posters! Check them out to the left. We raised a total of £168.57 that will be donated directly to Leukaemia Care. Well done everyone!

Take a look at the signs and symptoms below and for more information click the images to go to the Leukaemia Care page.  We know that Leukaemia can affect any age.  You will notice a familiar face on the slides below.  Miss Paling with the support of Leukaemia Care and the fabulous NHS is revovered and returned to school. 

In February we supported Leukaemia Care again.  We had an awareness day for World Cancer Day. Our older children had discussions about charities that support cancer, and why it is important in order to support them. We looked at Leukaemia Care and how they support people who have a blood cancer. We opened Parent Pay for anyone who wanted to make a donation today which would go to Leukaemia Care. We raised a total of £98 to send to Leukaemia Care – thank you all so much!