Registered charity, number 1115098
Chigwell School has long depended on the far-sighted generosity of its supporters, which began with its foundation in 1629 by Samuel Harsnett who established the School for the education of poor scholars.
One of those poor scholars was William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia. Over the years, supporters who wish to see the School prosper have made generous contributions, helping Chigwell to become what it is today. However, we must continue this tradition and welcome support, involvement and charitable giving from Old Chigwellians, parents past and present, and friends of the School.
Development particularly supports the School in the provision of funds for capital projects and the provision of means-tested bursaries. We therefore continue to help serve all pupils by providing the best facilities possible necessary for a first class education, and promoting social mobility through our drive to widen access. This approach, we believe, is very much congruent with our Founder’s intentions.
Mrs Gill Punt BEM B.Ed. M.Ed.
I support the Bursary Fund campaign because the School’s mission remains as true today as it did for Samuel Harsnett nearly 400 years ago. We need to support those children who possess talent, ability and dedication, but who also lack the financial means to benefit from the educational experience Chigwell School can offer.
Mr Michael Punt, Headmaster
A timeline of our extensive developments.
Changing lives since 1629.
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