Ham­pers of do­na­tions for char­i­ties

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - HARVEST FESTIVAL -

THE PIPERS Corner School held a har­vest fes­ti­val, which be­gan with an as­sem­bly led by school chap­lain, Rev­erend Mary Gurr.

Each House brought for­ward a dec­o­rated ham­per with items do­nated by girls and par­ents.

All the girls from pre-prep to up­per sixth col­lected a va­ri­ety of pro­duce and house­hold items to do­nate to their cho­sen char­ity.

Ham­p­den House chose to sup­port the Wy­combe Night Shel­ter, girls in Penn House do­nated gifts for the Ox­ford home­less, Mil­ton girls do­nated to the food bank One Can Trust in High Wy­combe and Man­dev­ille House do­nated their har­vest bas­kets to peo­ple in need in the lo­cal com­mu­nity and to Nancy Hall Court.

The pre-prep and prep de­part­ments also had a special as­sem­bly some girls sang a fan­tas­tic ren­di­tion of the har­vest song Cauliflow­ers Fluffy. Pre-prep also baked bread to­gether and cre­ated a har­vest loaf com­plete with lit­tle mice.

Head­teacher He­len Ness-Gif­ford said: “The Har­vest Fes­ti­val is al­ways lovely oc­ca­sion of celebration at Pipers.

“It pro­vides an op­por­tu­nity for the girls to look at ways in which they can sup­port those who are in need. The gen­er­ous gifts re­ally do make a dif­fer­ence to the peo­ple who are sup­ported by the House char­i­ties.”

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