First Give is an educational school programme which helps young people use their time and talent to improve their community. At Chace, students in Year 9 spend 2 months during Life Skills lessons identify a soical issue in our community, engage with a local charity that address them
Students select a charity and then produce engaging presentations that champions their chosen charity to complete in the School Final in order to complete for a grant for their charities and win £1,000.
The 8 charities that were represented this year were:
9DKO Enfield Charitable Trust
9AFG Age UK, Enfield
9DDO Cancer Research UK, Enfield
9LWI The Shane Project
9SAD Enfield Caribbean Association
9AWI Nightingale Cancer Support Centre
As well as producing a presentation, groups have to get involved in some social action. This
ranged from voluntary work, promoting the work the charity and fundraising.
Over £2000 was raised by our Year 9 students this year which will go towards helping chairities in our local community.
This years final took place on Wednesday 13 June were representatives from the charities attended as well as local community representatives which made up the external judging panel.
All groups should be proud of the work they have done over the pass 2 months however the overall winner of this years First Give Award went to 9LWI. The charity received £1000 from First Give as well as 9LWI raising a staggering £704 from the social action they took part in.
Well done Year 9!!!!