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Culture of Philanthropy

Nurturing Time, Talent and Treasure

Huge Support for Allegra's Ambition

Three Special Charities supported by St Swithun's Students

In memory of Allegra Whittome we support Allegra's Ambition, for the RNLI funds for a new boat in memory of an U4 girl's mother, and for Kids for Kids which helps children and communities in Darfur.

Posted on: 1 Feb 2019

Smiles and hope for Bangladeshi children

Kimberley Tong HA 2014 on medical relief in Bangladesh

Visiting Bangladesh amongst the poorest, Kimberley is on a mission - to bring medical relief to those who need it: 'Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time’.

Posted on: 22 Oct 2018

Life carries on, as it must.

Aline Dobbie (Rose) HC 1962 on helping the Kerala Disaster

On the list of most people's 'to visit' places, Aline Dobbie (Rose) HC 1962 sends word of the perilous state of the beautiful Kerala, India, following the widespread devastating floods.

Posted on: 29 Aug 2018

Mala Project children - an educational charity in support of Indian weavers' children

Aline Dobbie (Rose) HC 1962 to speak at Intriguing India Symposium

A passionate advocate of India, author and travel writer, Aline Dobbie (Rose) 1962 is to speak at Intriguing India Symposium on Saturday, 21 April, 2018, in Edinburgh, in aid of the PROJECT MALA.

Posted on: 3 Apr 2018

RightHope School - looking to make a difference in education

Celia Fisher (Higginson) ED 1968 inspires in India

Celia Fisher (Higginson) ED 1968 invites you to contemplate how a school can change lives and invites you to visit her school in India.

Posted on: 27 Feb 2018

Mufti day - autumn 1996

Did you ever dress up for charity at school?

The OGA Office reflects on the history of Swithunites dressing up for good causes and other philanthropic acts.

Posted on: 8 Dec 2017

What can the school motto mean?

Is education the solution to social mobility?

This year St Swithun’s has committed £949k to means-tested bursaries (6% of fee income) to ensure all girls have the opportunity to reach their potential, whatever their family’s means or background.

Posted on: 4 Oct 2017