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  • Pudsey visits Percy Hedley School! 21.11.17 - Percy Hedley School students were over the moon when Pudsey Bear came to visit on Friday. The school dressed up in their pyjamas and fancy dress to raise money for the BBC’s annual Children in Need appeal. Huge thanks to staff at BT’s call centre in Longbenton for organising Pudsey’s visit and to Lang Shot Photography for […]
  • New Chair of the Board appointed 08.11.17 - The Percy Hedley Foundation is delighted to announce that Jonathan Jowett has been appointed as chairman of the Board of Trustees. The appointment comes as current Chair, Nick Swales, steps down in line with charity governance best practice, having been Chair for 9 years. Jonathan is a lawyer by profession and is Company Secretary & […]
  • People’s Postcode Lottery grant funds new sensory room 07.11.17 - The Percy Hedley Foundation has received £20,000 thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The funding boost from People’s Postcode Trust has enabled us to install a new interactive sensory room at Percy Hedley School. The new sensory room includes specialist technology and has projectors on three walls and the floor, which will enable the […]
  • Calling all companies – we need YOU for Challenge 650! 24.10.17 - We are throwing the gauntlet down to businesses once again with a special edition of our corporate fundraising challenge, Challenge 500. To celebrate our 65th anniversary next year’s challenge will be renamed Challenge 650 and see companies given a £650 seed fund. The winner of the challenge is the team that makes the money grow the […]

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