Tag Archive for 'Amherst Primary School'

Waitrose helps Guernsey’s primary school children grow and sell food

May 12th, 2013 by Waitrose

Waitrose ‘Grow and Sell’ initiative aims to encourage seven to eleven year old children across the UK and Channel Islands to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers. The initiative, in association with the Waitrose farm on the Leckford Estate, aims to inspire over 100,000 children to grow their own produce during […]

Investec continues Amherst Primary School partnership for 3 more years

May 10th, 2013 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Investec Specialist Bank will continue to partner with Amherst Primary School for a further three years. The bank began working with the school in 2010 and has been voted by staff as its charity of choice until 2015. “We were looking to partner with a local charity or school that fulfilled our core values of […]

Investec’s help at Amherst Primary School wins CSR Community Award

November 8th, 2012 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Investec won the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the 2012 Guernsey Community Awards. The event, hosted by the Guernsey Community Foundation, was launched in November 2011 and celebrates community spirit. The Corporate Social Responsibility Award, in association with the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce, recognises the active involvement of a commercial company directly with a charitable […]

Bedell Cristin’s Little Green Fingers Guernsey primary schools’ project

July 1st, 2012 by Bedell Group

Judges spent two days visiting island schools taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. Phil Merrien, Manager for Parks and Gardens at States Works and Bob Paine from Guernsey Gardens, visited eight schools on 27 and Thursday 28 June  2012 with Ann […]

Ten island schools compete in Little Green Fingers Schools’ project

May 15th, 2012 by Bedell Group

Ten of the island’s schools are taking part in this year’s Little Green Fingers Schools’ Project Competition – sponsored by Bedell in association with Floral Guernsey. The competition, launched by BBC Gardeners’ World presenter Alys Fowler, aims to help Bailiwick children to understand environmental issues and experience gardening at school. The schools gardening competition runs […]

Amherst Primary School students prepare soup for Investec to raise funds for summer camp

March 13th, 2012 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Amherst Primary School students made and sold soup to staff at Investec Specialist Private Bank to raise finds for their Year 6 summer camp. Ordinarily the pupils make soup at their cookery club each Thursday lunchtime and then sell it to their peers the following day. However, as two members of Investec’s staff support the […]

Amherst school children take part in craft week with help from Investec

December 10th, 2011 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Children from Amherst Primary School have been demonstrating their artistic skills with help from Investec. Last December, Investec Specialist Private Bank and Investec Asset Management announced a new charitable partnership with the school after their five year association with the Dyslexia Day Centre came to a natural end. Over the last year, Investec staff have […]

Four Guernsey primary schools compete in the Big Soup Kitchen Challenge to support two charities

December 8th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Four primary schools took part in the Big Soup Kitchen challenge in aid of Bridge2SriLanka and the GSPCA. The event was held in the Town Church in St Peter Port, Guernsey on 6 December 2011. Vauvert Primary school, Melrose Junior School, Notre Dame du Rosaire Primary School, and Amherst Primary school prepared four delicious soups. […]

Waitrose supports Big Soup Kitchen Challenge in St Peter Port on 6 December 2011

December 2nd, 2011 by Waitrose

As part of Waitrose’ commitment to the local community, the Admiral Park branch is supporting the annual Big Soup Kitchen Challenge which is taking place between 12.00 to 2.00 pm on Tuesday 6 December outside the Town Church in St Peter Port, Guernsey. The annual event will be officially opened by His Excellency Air Marshal […]

Guernsey’s disadvantaged children to benefit from Lady Taverners’ fund raising

November 1st, 2011 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

Disabled or disadvantaged Guernsey children will benefit from £15,000 raised at The Lady Taverners’ Silver Anniversary Ball. Sponsored by Investec Bank (Channel Islands) Limited, the ball included entertainment by electric violinists and cellists, The Siren String Quartet, UK dance band Pop Fiction and a presentation by representatives of the world’s leading cricket charity, Cricket for […]