Highfield and Brookham Schools have raised £18,000 from hosting an art exhibition which will go towards their Bursary Funds.
The exhibition included work from 29 artists and four galleries. Eight former pupils also has their work showcased. This ranged from watercolour paintings, to sculptures and drawings.
The Highfield School Centenary Bursaries Fund was set up in 2007 to support children who would otherwise not be able to attend an independent school like Highfield and Brookham.
Head of Highfield, Suzannah Cryer, said: ‘The curation of the exhibition was nothing short of phenomenal, which was underlined by the number of pieces sold and the amazing amount of money raised for the Bursary Fund.’
Every artist featured in the exhibition agreed that 25% of their sales would be donated to the Bursary Fund, while the art scholars agreed to donate 50% of their sales.
The school gave their thanks to Knight Frank, Coolhurst Vineyards, Minnow and Wolf and Howden Group Holdings for their sponsorship.
Since starting the bursary fund in 2007, the school has awarded 20 bursaries to pupils. The bursary covers all school fees and provides support for music lessons, sports equipment, school trips and uniform.