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News from: 2014

Festive fun across Whitgift Care

Festive fun across Whitgift Care

From carol services to coffee mornings, our residents have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in a variety of festive activities and events this month across Whitgift Care.

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Whitgift House residents plant WW1 memorial tree

Whitgift House residents plant WW1 memorial tree

On a crisp, chilly, bright December morning, residents gathered in the grounds of Whitgift House to pay their respects to those who lost their lives in the First World War by planting a memorial tree.

The ceremony was given by resident and former Army Chaplain, The Reverend George Parsons, who paid homage to “all who made the supreme sacrifice”, before Martin Corney, CEO of The Whitgift Foundation, stepped in to plant the tree, a red acer.

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Prep school children sparkle with Christmas Concert at Whitgift House

Prep school children sparkle with Christmas Concert at Whitgift House

Christmas carol classics and traditional hymns echoed through Whitgift House when St David’s School Chamber Choir sang out to residents at the care home this week.

The choir, formed of 25 students from Years 4, 5 and 6, performed in the concert with classics such as Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, and impressive, confident solo instrumentals such as Thine Be the Glory on violin – a firm favourite amongst residents.

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