Monthly Archive for November, 2011

JustGiving – For a Beautiful New Garden at Brockwood: OUR FIRST ONLINE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

For a Beautiful New Garden at Brockwood
On October 10th 2011 started Brockwood’s first-ever online fundraising campaign and is due to end for logistical reasons on December 15th 2011. The target of this appeal is £25,000 and while it is ambitious, it is also the reality of how much such a beautiful new space will cost, even by doing much of it ourselves. We are very thankful to the numerous donations that have been coming in – you may follow progress, see much more, and donate here:

http://www.justgiving.com/PavilionProjectBeautifulNewLandscape

Below are two introductions to this exciting project, a short one from Co-principal Bill Taylor and a Design Brief from former Head Gardener, current Trustee Gary Primrose:
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Present Tense – A series of presentations by Former Students & Invited Guests on YouTube. Be a part of it!

Brockwood has always benefited from visiting alumni who have taken the time to share with students and staff something of their life’s work and experience. These visits contribute immensely to the richness of the culture at Brockwood. For example, they assist students in thinking creatively about their “life after Brockwood” as well as staff in reflecting on the education we offer here and our ties with alumni.

Our first presentation this term was “Rainforest Etiquette in a World Gone Mad” by alumna and award-winning ecologist Suprabha Seshan. You can see this fascinating talk on our YouTube channel here:


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