Harvest Festival 2017

26th October 2017

Pupils at several King’s College schools have taken the opportunity to help their communities during this year’s Harvest Festival collection.

Over the last few weeks, everyone at King’s Infant School, Chamartín has made a huge effort to donate towards the annual Harvest Festival collection; by Wednesday the shelves in the front office were filled with donations! On Wednesday, Year 1 collected up the food and carried the goods round the corner to our local food bank at Parroquia Santa Maria Magdalena. It was a great experience for the pupils to see where their donations were going and how they can help their community in Madrid.

During the last month, the children at King’s College Soto de Viñuelas have also been learning about people who are less fortunate than themselves, and bringing in food for the annual Harvest Collection. Firemen representing Bomberos Ayudan, one of our school charities, led some assemblies where they explained all about the work they do in the community. The children learnt how the Firemen help children with life changing illnesses and how they collect food donations and distribute these among those who need a helping hand. The School Council representatives, KS1 House Captains and some of the Infant and Senior children helped the firemen load the food into their van.  Bringing in food for the Harvest Collection, the students feel they have been able to play a small part in bringing a smile to the face of others less fortunate than themselves in their community.

Parents and pupils at King’s College Panama also donated generously to provide supplies for their local orphanage. It was great to see the King’s community come together for such an important cause!

We thank everyone who kindly donated!