At the heart of St Pauls’ humanitarian endeavors lies Pauls4All. The school’s charity committee is comprised of a dozen Lower Eighth (Y12) students representing the school by organising fundraising events, working with fellow students, and choosing charities to support. Its central aim is to encourage wider awareness and understanding of the needs and challenges of others on a local, national and global level.
Each year, a national and local charity are picked through a whole school vote for Pauls4All to concentrate funding and maximise impact.
• National: CALM (Campaigning Against Living Miserably)
An award winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide
• Local: Real Action
An educational charity working to transform lives through literacy across London
On a global level, St Paul’s has created international links with the Senahasa Trust (Sri Lanka), and, building on this success are also linking with Beyond Ourselves in Zambia. As a result of these, students have gone on to visit our partner schools in Sri Lanka (volunteering in the local community and teaching the children), and will also be going to Zambia in Summer 2018.
Recent charitable events have included:
• A charity walk in support for Students Supporting Street Kids (a charity founded at St Paul’s) from St Paul’s Cathedral back to school after Colet Day.
• Wear Green for Grenfell (a fundraising day for victims of the fire raising over £8000)
• Non-uniform days raising money for Refugee Action (the 2016/17 school charity of the year).