Attention: You are using an outdated browser, device or you do not have the latest version of JavaScript downloaded and so this website may not work as expected. Please download the latest software or switch device to avoid further issues.

News > School News > BVGS Giving Tree at the Gracechurch

BVGS Giving Tree at the Gracechurch

Sixth form students have been busy collecting gifts for those in need as part of the Giving Tree concept devised by Year 12 Elijah Nix.

Lower 6th Development Interns with The Giving Tree at The Gracechurch Centre
Lower 6th Development Interns with The Giving Tree at The Gracechurch Centre
Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, with the kind donation of a tree from Wm Wheats and Sons, and the support of the Gracechurch centre, have installed and decorated a ‘Giving Tree’ in the Gracechurch centre, next to the Grotto.
 
This idea was initiated by Elijah Nix of L6 II of BVGS Sixth Form. Staff and students here at BVGS are supporting this project, and went to the Gracehurch centre on Wednesday 27th November to dress the tree.
 
 
The intention of the tree is to bring people together at Christmas, and for those who can afford to spare a little to help out with members of the community who go without this Christmas time.
 
The Giving Tree works by those in need speaking to volunteers manning the tree and attaching their need to the tree. Those able to donate, simply take a card off the tree, purchase the item and then return the paper with the need written on and the item back to volunteers at the Giving Tree. 
 
This is a great initiative, which hopefully will spread some Christmas cheer to those in need, and give those able to donate a chance to give to their local community this Christmas.
 
 

Similar stories

A-Level students celebrating together on results day 201

BVGS celebrates the ‘A’ level Class of 2019

We are celebrating the ‘A’ level successes of the Class of 2019 with 76.1% of entries being graded A*-B. More...

2nd XV lineout
Sports Report week commencing 16th November

2nd XV score biggest point difference over opponent this year so far More...

Class of 2009
OVA Dinner November 9th 2019

The sell-out event saw OVs of all ages enjoy an evening of conversation, food and wine. More...

BVGS where John 'Brian' Clarke was educated in the 1930's
John 'Brian' Clarke 1923-2019 Eulogy

This is the Eulogy written for Old Veseyan (1939) John 'Brian' Clarke. More...

Request for support: Academic Society Seminars

AT BVGS, we pride ourselves on enabling our students to flourish: be ready for the working world and informed about the … More...

Most read

Remembering Jack Ryan
Remembering Jack

Jack Ryan(OV 2009) tragically died earlier this month. A friend to all, a talented sportsman and 'the life and soul of the common room'. Jack, you are… More...

Sophie Lloyd and Nickeal Sidhu collecting their winners trophy from Andrew Mitchell and Gary Phelps
Vesey Victorious in Royal Sutton Coldfield Schools' Parliamentary Debating Competition

Passionate public speakers at schools in Sutton Coldfield got the chance to showcase their skills at the town's prestigious annual debating competitio… More...

The impressive Basketball gym at Princeton
My First Year at Princeton University

Harry Ayto (OV2019) tells us about his first year of studying in the US at Princeton. More...

Have your say

 
This website is powered by
ToucanTech