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James Allen’s Girls’ School

James Allen’s Girls’ School

JAGS Winter Update

We had a busy end of 2020 here at JAGS. Here’s what we were up to: We had Wear Green Day on Friday 27th November, raising money for the Woodland Trust. 2. Hosted a webinar with Patrick Holden from the Sustainable Food Trust on 25th November – the link is here: 3. We have […]

NoWasteNovember at JAGS

Throughout the month of November, JAGS took part in #NoWasteNovember. Pupils were asked to make an eco pledge for the month and there was also a school-wide clothes swap to promote sustainability. Here are two accounts from pupils about the pledges they made. Aamaal, Year 12 My eco pledge this month was to start walking […]

Charity Christmas Market 2019

Wow, didn’t we all have fun at the Charity Christmas Market this year! Girls, parents and staff cramped into our twinkling Main Hall to consume whipped-cream hot chocolates and devour scrumptious Christmas treats while they toasted marshmallows and bought handmade Christmas treats for loved ones. Who knew we had so many budding entrepreneurs in the Prep […]

Lizzie Daly empowers the next generation at James Allen’s Schools

James Allen’s Schools were delighted to welcome Lizzie Daly in March this year. She was invited to speak to both schools at the annual ‘Jane Goodall Conservation Lecture’, where all proceeds from ticket sales goes to the Jane Goodall Institute. Lizzie is a recognisable face for our girls, as she has appeared on CBeebies and […]

Christmas Parcels 2015

  JAGS girls really spread the Christmas love and to Ugandan children that appreciated it most in 2015. Miss Parker took one for the team and nominated herself as Santa Claus to take out all the beautifully hand crafted parcels to the AFFCAD Christmas party which went down, as imagined, a huge treat! Definitely worth […]

What we’ve done so far

The idea of AFFCAD UK arose in September 2014. Later that year, we officially launched the charity. One of the first events, Project Lucky Stars, raised £671 for AFFCAD Children’s Christmas Party. Overall we were able to send an astonishing £1039 to a school, which was announced by a whole school phone call with Uganda. To fund a […]

Volunteering and Conservation in Uganda

In Easter, 2017, a group of girls from JAGS will be travelling to Kampala, Uganda to volunteer with AFFCAD. We will be working closely with members of the local community in the hope of helping to bring fundamental change and sustainable development to the slum communities in Kampala. We will be be volunteering on the projects AFFCAD […]

Project Chicken Feed

Our first project, Project Chicken Feed was to begin a chicken farm which would generate a stable income by selling the chickens and their eggs, so that AFFCAD Uganda could feed the children at the Excel Primary School in Bwaise, lunch every day with the money raised. The Ugandan musical group, HeartBeat recorded a charity […]