Fundraising Campaign Update

December 2018

Waterlow Hall

For supporters, helpers, and all those who have expressed an interest in the Waterlow Hall Development project.

Project update

Stage 3

Whilst the hall is back in daily use, our quantity surveyor and project manager are engaged in a comprehensive costing review for the concept designs. We will start to develop the detailed specification in the New Year in preparation for the appointment of a contractor. We hope to start the work in July 2019.

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Fundraising update
£2,000,000 +

Thank you to everyone for helping us to reach over £2,000,000 in donations and pledges towards the Waterlow Hall project. This is a huge achievement and puts us well on the way to our £3,000,000 target. We will be launching the public campaign next term and if you haven't done so yet, we include some of the things to entice you to get involved below.

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Informing the community
Campaign Ambassador Joanna MacGregor

‘South Hampstead gave me the opportunity to be bold, and explore my creative interests in a supportive, knowledgeable environment.'

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Gala Dinner 16th November 2019

Make a note in your diary for our gala fundraising dinner and dance. This is an evening for the whole community to come together to celebrate and socialise - an extra special night set in an fabulous location. There is a chance to win a free ticket if you can guess the venue and we have a limited number of Patrons' tables on offer. You can register your interest in these now so please contact us if you would like to find out more and don't forget to 'Save the Date'.

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Campaign auction

Not everyone can make a financial donation to our campaign but if you have something that could be offered as a lot in our fundraising auction then please let us know. The auction will run during the public campaign and we are interested in anything that you can offer, be it 'A Day at the Races' or 'A Night at the Opera'.

Auction Lots ⟶
Informing the community
Shine a Light

Next term we will be starting a new society for the girls, to encourage them to get involved with the campaign.

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Informing the Community
Talking heads

Listen to what our staff think about the Waterlow Hall project.

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Campaign Board Reception Events

We have two more reception events planned in January for new parents to the school and those with daughters in Year 7, 8, 9.  Do let us know if you would like to be included on the guest list for these events.

Waterlow Hall reception events ⟶

Shine Bright

Creativity drives business innovation and growth

A recent report from the McKinsey Global Institute highlights an accelerating shift in demand for skills acquired and developed through participation in the creative arts.

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Welcome on board

We are delighted that three of our most distinguished staff have offered their help with our Waterlow Hall Campaign.

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The Project
Fascinating Facts

The new hall will have a sprung wooden floor to give a beautiful, robust and hard wearing finish.

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Informing the Community
Breakfast Drop-ins

We held two more breakfast drop-ins this term to give Junior School parents an opportunity to see the plans and find out how this project will transform opportunities for their daughters.

Events ⟶
Regular Giving

Regular monthly gifts help us to plan for the project and make a real difference over time. Gifts to the Waterlow Hall Campaign can be spread over three years and, if you are a tax payer, we can claim gift aid and you can claim tax back on your donation. 

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Dates for your diary
9th January 2019Campaign Board meeting
10th January 2019Campaign Board reception for Yr 7,8 & 9 parents
16th January 2019Campaign Board reception for new parents
12th February 2019'Into the Woods' - Gala performance
19th March 2019Campaign launch and Spring Concert
16th November 2019 The Waterlow Hall Gala Dinner

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months left to raise £1 million