House Competition – Shoebox Appeal

Please click on here to see information  that has been given out to all students in house assemblies over the last few weeks.


Plan of Action

  • Week commencing 16th October- discuss and decide idea for theme during form time.
  • Week commencing 30th October to 17th November- begin to collect/donate items and decorate your box.
  • Week commencing 20th November- Write message/letter  or Christmas card.
  • Week commencing 27th November- Finalise items and submit box.


House Competition

Each form group will need to:

  1. Fill their shoes box
  2. Decorate it (in their chosen theme)
  3. Write a message, letter or Christmas card for the homeless person


These will then be collected in houses and judged by a member of SLT and the school governors. Reward Points:

1st Place  = 100 house points

2nd Place = 50 house points

3rd Place = 20 house points


The winning form will receive 20 reward points per student + a box of chocolates for the form.




What to include in your shoebox


You don’t have to include everything, these are just ideas. Remember every little helps!



  • Soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Shower gel
  • Deodorant
  • Wet wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Mouthwash
  • Flannels
  • Hand cream
  • Hand sanitizer



  • Chocolate
  • Sachets of drinks
  • Cup a soups
  • Biscuits
  • Books
  • Notepad and pen
  • Torch with batteries
  • First aid items (plasters etc.)



  • Bag (rucksack/drawstring bag/bag for life)
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Socks