Buttsbury Skipathon 2018 - £4000 bonus
The money is all in - £4780.10 raised by the RotaKids Skipathon at Buttsbury Junior School. All to go to Great Ormond Street Hospital.thumbnail view
Skipathon Cheque To Aid Research
It’s getting quite a habit – and a good habit - visiting our local schools to help them dispense money they have raised.
This time it was Buttsbury Junior School when we were invited by headteacher Ann Robinson because their RotaKids had raised money – a lot of money, £4780.10 to be precise – for their designated charity, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.
The pupils who all took part in a sponsored skip – a “skipathon” - grouped in the school hall on May 11 to be addressed firstly by Mrs Robinson who praised the RotaKids for their efforts:
“When this was first agreed, we did not expect to raise anything like this amount. I would have considered something like £2,000 nearer the mark. It is a wonderful effort by you all.”
She then thanked our three representatives, Peter Greene, Mike Sinclair and Trevor Bond for “bringing Rotary to the school.” She paid tribute to our support of the RotaKids and praised Rotary for all it does for charity. “I had no idea you did so much” she said.
President Peter responded with parise for the RotaKids and the whole school's dedication and effort in raising such an enormous sum for thier Charity. The cheque was presented to the guest of honour, Judy Kuhl, one of Great Ormond Street hospital’s local charity organisers by the Year 5 president and the treasurer of the Buttsbury RotaKids, assisted by RotaKids teacher-leader Lauren Pretty. Judy confirmed that the money would be put towards the setting up of a new centre for research into rare diseases.
Art in the Community
Children in all Primary Schools in the area including our RotaKids clubs worked on themes which conveyed pride in their local area, encouraged everyone to look after the environment and depict this in art form. That theme is “The Future is Bright".details
The Great Buttsbury Bake-Off raised over £1200 for Eric, eldest son of headteacher Lucy of Ciamanda School, Kenya. Eric who has leukaemia.details
Buttsbury Comic Relief 2019
RotaKids of Buttsbury Junior School sell red noses and dress up in pyjamas and onesies to raise money for Comic Reliefdetails
2019 New RotaKids
A new school year and new members are invested in the Quilters and Buttsbury RotaKids clubsdetails
RotaKids 2018 - Achievements
The start of a new tradition - both RotaKids clubs came to Rotary and presented their achievements to the whole club - to much applausedetails
Buttsbury RotaKids 2018 - Enterprise Day
The return of the school’s “Enterprise Day”. 30 minutes of competition to see which class in each year could raise the most money on their own initiatives from a £5 start to donate to charity.details
Quilters RotaKids 2-18 World Cup Day
RotaKids raise money for RNIB on the theme of the Football World Cup, all on the day that England play their first match.details
Buttsbury RotaKids 2018 - Rotary Football competition
Buttsbury’s Year 6 boys football team lost in the final com peting in District Rotary's first five-a-saide football competition.details
Buttsbury Skipathon 2018 - What a day!
Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids supported their chosen charity (Great Ormond Street Hospital) by completing a sponsored skip.details
Quiltopia - Outdoor endeavour and learning 2018
After support from our Rotary Club, District Grant helps Quilters Juniors start their dream outdoor Gallery and Classroomdetails
Buttsbury - a great first few months!
Since its formation in February this year, Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids club has had a very active and highly successful first five months.details
Quilters - What a year 2017
A full year of activities and fund-raising come to a very successful enddetails
Buttsbury Fun Run
No Let-up for the RotaKids as their major fundraiser enjoys beautiful weather.details
Quilters RotaKids - Outdoor Classroom and Art Gallery
Stimulating creativity, imagination and learning with an outdoor learning centre and Art Gallery, all prodiced by teh children themselvesdetails
Buttsbury RotaKids is born!
The first meeting of the Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids and President Mike gave each club member their membership badges and each club Officer their badges of office.details
Buttsbury RotaKids is approved
Buttsbury Junior School will have a new RotaKIds club - our second in the town.details
RotaKids Induction 2016
The first meeting of the 2016-17 Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior School saw President Mike give each club member their membership badges and each Officer their badges of office.details
Quiltonians Fun(d) Day
RotaKids end the year with a fund-raising event for the Meningitis charity.details
Quilters Radio Fully Funded
President Ed Harrison presented a cheque for Â£2,480 to Quilters school"™s RotaKids President as the final instalment to fund its "Quiltonians" radio station.details
2015-16 New School Year New RotaKids
October saw the enrollment fo the new members of the Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior Schooldetails
Achievement Assembly 2015
A Quilters Junior School Assembly to celebrate the achievements of the 2014/15 Quiltonians RotaKids.details
Mad Hatters Day
RotaKids raise over Â£500 for Brain Tumour Research, AND, are visited by Lauren and Lewis Platt.details
QFM - Quilters Junior School Radio Station
QFM goes Live! New radio station pilot show is broadcast.details