How To Fundraise In The Age Of Social Distancing

Just a year ago, fundraising was an easier time. You could organise fun runs, cinema evenings and lots of other activities that could help raise funds for important school investments like school canopies, new computers and more. However, all that has changed. Covid-19 is due to be with us for a long time and the need for schools to invest has not gone away. That’s why school fundraising options need to be found. Fundraising ideas now need to consider social distancing … Continue reading

6 Ways to Raise School Funds During a Lockdown

The current situation has no doubt had a huge impact on your fundraising plans and therefore your funding levels. However, instead of putting your plans on-hold, have you thought about changing them? The COVID-19 pandemic has taught a lot of people, in a lot of different situations to be creative and find alternative ways of achieving their goals. So, how can you raise funds whilst adhering to social distancing during and after a lockdown? Here’s a few ideas to get … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | March 2020 | Issue 1.8

Welcome to the March edition of Play and Learn Outdoors. We’re already into the third month of 2020, can you believe it? I hope you have settled into the year well and your pupils are now used to writing the new year in their workbooks. I know I still forget, sometimes. We’ve been extremely busy over the last three months gathering all the latest and greatest news for you to read through on your tea break with a steaming hot … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | December 2019 | Issue 1.7

Welcome to the December edition of Play & Learn Outdoors, I hope the new school year has been a successful one so far with many triumphant fundraising events and positive parent evenings. Over the past 3 months, we have rounded up the latest news from the Able Canopies HQ along with our usual tips, tricks and ideas. We have another bumper issue this month so there’s plenty to read including everything to do with outdoor learning and play, as well … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors | September 2019 | Issue 1.6

Welcome to the ‘back to school’ edition of Play and Learn Outdoors. It’s a bumper issue filled to the brim with everything to do with outdoor learning, play and fundraising, we’ve even included a bundle of important dates for your diary that you can incorporate into your lessons. You will find all the main news stories from the last 3 months to inspire your imagination in the direction of enhancing your lessons and outside teaching space. To view our latest newsletter, please see … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors Issue – 1.3

Welcome to the third issue of Play & Learn Outdoors of 2018. Your source of fun ideas to expand a safe learning environment for your school. Inside our latest issue you will find outdoor learning activity ideas, dates for your diary, fundraising ideas and much, much more! To view our latest newsletter, please see below or click here to download and save a PDF version: Play & Learn Outdoors | November 2018 We’re sorry, your browser doesn’t support IFrames. You can still visit this item., however. … Continue reading

Play & Learn Outdoors Issue – 1.2

Welcome to the second issue of Play & Learn Outdoors of 2018. Your source of outdoor learning ideas and fundraising inspiration. Inside you will find outdoor learning activity ideas, help with fundraising and much, much more! View the full newsletter below or click here to download a PDF version: Play & Learn Outdoors | June 2018 We’re sorry, your browser doesn’t support IFrames. You can still visit this item., however. Enlarge this document in a new window Publisher Software from YUDU In this … Continue reading

Run An Auction Of Promises

Are you looking for a fun, creative and cost-effective way for your school or pre-school to raise funds? Then why not try running an ‘Auction of Promises’ event. This fundraising idea is something that often gets patrons talking and can be a way not only to raise funds but to raise awareness of your needs and funding options to a broader audience. An Auction of Promises is when donators promise to provide a service to the highest bidder, e.g. dog … Continue reading

Planning a Fundraising Strategy

When you need to raise funds for your school, or charity, you need to create a plan. After all, failing to plan is planning to fail. But do you know how to plan a fundraising strategy? Do you know how much to include? Some plans are just too incomplete. This just wastes your time and can mean you are unable to maximise potential returns for your time. So here is a quick guide to planning your fundraising strategy to get … Continue reading

Race your way to the top

Are you looking to raise lots of cash for your school to fund your next big project? Of course, you are, no matter how much you raise, you always need more to cover government cuts and the growing population. One way that you could raise a bundle of money is by holding a race night. Mead Primary School and Broadford Primary School both in Romford, recently joined forces and held a race night which raised an astonishing £4,600 in total! … Continue reading