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Fundatul Charity

Last Friday, I was honoured to be invited to a special lunch, organised by Fundatul, the foundation that recommended Alejandro to us. The lunch was to celebrate the companies that collaborate with Fundatul, a charity that ensures employment for people with disabilities. Many companies were present, it was a lovely afternoon spent chatting to employees and employers from Costa del Sol and we were lucky…

Darkness into Light charity walk

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In the early hours of Saturday morning on 11th May, a small but dedicated group of Year 12 and 13 students, alongside some Primary and Secondary staff got themselves out of bed to take part in the Darkness into Light 5KM charity walk in Estepona. (A huge shout out to Miss Heike who decided to start her birthday extra early!).   This is a global event where over 19 countries were taking part to support…

Polar Bear Challenge 2018

Year 12 and the Red Cross

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On Friday seven Year 12 students went to the Red Cross in Fuengirola to help distribute our donations to families in need. Asia, Jack, Alvaro, Javi, Pat, Tom and Giuseppe said they were overwhelmed to see the long queue of people when they got off the minibus; amazed by the variety of nationalities of families they gave food parcels to and humbled by the delight on the faces of the families receiving…

EIC Red Cross Drive 2018

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This morning marked the culmination of our Red Cross Drive for this year. With barely no space left on the main hall stage, it was clear that this year's drive had been a success. However, the scale of the donations and the 24% increase from last year, was way beyond everyone's expectations. Quite rightly this morning there was just enough time to invite onto the stage Karoliina, Christine, Caroline…

La Concha Challenge 2018 - English International College

On the 20th of January 2018, a record breaking number of students, parents and teachers (in total 96) embarked on the EIC La Concha challenge with ages raging from 4 years old to 60+! It was a fantastic day, raising both money and awareness for a brilliant cause. Over 650 euros was raised for a charity called Darkness Into Light, this charity focuses on supporting families where teenagers and adults…

Laura Fundraising for Nepalese Schools

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Our Head Girl, Laura has recently been fundraising in order to buy school supplies for three different schools (600 children in total) in a village in Nepal. Over half term, along with her family, she visited these schools to present them with enough supplies for six months thanks to the generous donations made by staff and students from EIC. These supplies were greatly appreciated. They will make…

Great Ormond Street Hospital for children

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This year, our ‘Graduation Day’ cheque was nominated to Great Ormond Street Hospital for children, in London. This was presented on Friday 20th October on behalf of the EIC, by our former student (First Class Honours Degree in Biomedical Science at UCL and interned at GOSH), currently studying for her Doctorate. Representing GOSH and accepting the contribution on their behalf, was Professor Paul Veys,…

EIC Sixth Form Trip to Morocco

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Twenty-one students from the EIC Sixth Form went to Morocco on Wednesday in support of a number of the school's perennial charities. It was wonderful to meet up with our contact, Enrique, and to visit three chosen centres that receive our ongoing assistance. Students were exemplary, getting first hand experience of a maternity care centre for new borns, a school for the profoundly deaf and a school…

EIC Triathlon and The Padel Adaptado Charity

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This week our Y9 house captains were finally able to present a cheque for 500 Euros to the Padel Adaptado charity run by friend of the school Javier Merida. This was the money raised from our inter-form triathlon held way back in October. Money was very generously donated and collected all through the school from the Primary Aquathlon participants right up to the Secondary Triathletes.   The house…

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