Operation Christmas Child
Derby Moor joined with thousands of other schools up and down the country in the world’s largest Children’s Christmas Project.
The students filled 51 shoeboxes with toys, toiletries, stationary and other gifts, to make Christmas Day brighter for underprivileged children around the world. Many of the Year 7 Groups took part in the initiative as part of their PixL edge work, which will give them skills in leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative and communication.
Operation Christmas Child is an initiative by the charity Samaritans Purse, which since 1990 has helped more than 100 million boys and girls in over 130 countries.
Miss Young who organised the project in school said:
"We are delighted with the response we have had to the project this year and have been able to send 51 shoeboxes. Double last years total. It has shown that there really is a kind, helpful community at Derby Moor. Well done and a big thank you to all students who contributed gifts, boxes and their time wrapping the boxes for such a worthwhile cause"