Charity fundraising is a huge part of everyday life at Knightsbridge School.
This year, the children have voted to support Teenage Cancer Trust, an amazing charity that specialises in nursing care and support to young people diagnosed with cancer. They have specialist units and teams of expert nurses & youth support staff in NHS hospitals across the UK, offering young people with cancer the very best care and support from the moment they are diagnosed. This gives the children the opportunity to really understand more about the charity they are raising money for and allows the school to support a worthy cause.
In addition to this, Knightsbridge School also has three main charities which it supports every year: The Royal Hospital Chelsea, the Knightsbridge School Educational Foundation (KSEF), and Place2Be. The Royal Hospital is used by our children for sports lessons. Representatives and pensioners attend our Remembrance Service and fundraisers, and we ask all parents to join it as friends as there are lots of activities and events.
The KSEF provides four bursaries for local students who cannot afford the school fees. KS parents (50%) and Directors (50%) fund through donations/dinners/fundraisers and these children are funded from 11 till they leave their future senior school at 18.
We are pioneers as the first private day school to have Place2Be as our in-house counselling service for KS children, staff, and parents.
Knightsbridge School as a whole has a close relationship with The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation, which provides support for important local causes. We are one of the Founding Patrons and support many of their local charities.