The Charities Committee is a group of pupils led by the don in charge. The pupils carry out numerous fundraising initiatives, including sponsored sports and music events, and merchandise sales and collections at major school events. The money raised supports three nominated charities, voted for my the whole school community: one local, one national, and an international charity. The current charities are:
In addition, pupils organise special activities and fundraisers in response to crises, such as the war in Ukraine and the 2023 earthquakes in the Middle East.
The College supports the Lotus Flower Trust on an ongoing basis. The charity helps to build schools, homes and centres in remote, rural and environmentally challenging areas of India. More information on the partnership can be found here.
8th March 2023
On 18 – 19 March pupils from Winchester College will play continuously for 24 hours to raise big sums for charity. There are two free concerts, open to the public, as part of the event.
16th January 2023
As part of our Outreach programme, Sixth Form pupils worked closely with the cast and crew of the Blue Apple theatre company to bring their latest production to the stage.
18th October 2022
On Monday 17 October, Winchester hosted an Eco Conference for 250 state school pupils and staff from across Hampshire, focused on topics related to climate change and sustainability.
6th October 2022
Local primary school children are invited to enter our wildlife poetry competition and attend a special lecture by renowned ornithologist Roger Morgan-Grenville.
20th September 2022
The whole school is aiming to run and walk a total of 4,000km on the morning of Friday 23 September to raise money for a water pump at Basgo Nunnery Orphanage in rural India.
6th September 2022
A team of pupils, jointly committed to their ideas behind their Investor Soc project, spent the summer putting their plans into action by supporting Impact Schools and teaching online.