Through our ‘School Days’ appeal we’re aiming to support as many families as possible with the school supplies that children need to embrace school life and make the most of their education. We believe that a child thriving at school should not be dependent on their family circumstances.
With the ongoing cost of living crisis, the cost of school essentials remains a big issue for families and this year we are expecting more requests than ever. We often hear about children who avoid telling their parents that they need items for school, because they know that funds are tight and their parents simply can’t afford them.
With your help, we can provide:
We also recognise that the true cost to families of a school day includes other things too – like coats, lunchboxes, period products, forest school waterproofs, wellies and more, so we will work to make these items available too, where possible.