Basepoint Tewkesbury presents cheque to The Alderman Knight School for over £4,000
Basepoint Tewkesbury recently presented The Alderman Knight School of special needs with a cheque for £4245.06, from a series of fundraising activities during 2012. The activities throughout the year included bake sales, raffles, sweepstakes and a series of festive Christmas events. Claire Vagges, Centre Manager at Basepoint Tewkesbury, was also delighted to announce that the centre will continue to support The Alderman Knight School, through its match funding scheme, for the next financial year.
The Alderman Knight School is an outstanding and well-established school for up to 100 children aged five to sixteen years with a range of special educational needs. The majority of children have moderate and additional complex learning needs. This includes children with Autism, speech, language and communication needs. A small minority have more severe learning difficulties. The school has been awarded specialist status in the area of Communication and Interaction and has gained the Healthy Schools award.
Basepoint Business Centres, who specialise in the development and operation of flexible business, innovation and enterprise centres, is owned by The ACT Foundation, a leading UK grant-making charity, dedicated to improving the quality of life of those in need. As such, each centre is dedicated to fundraising for a selected charity and The ACT Foundation match funds any money raised by the chosen charity, up to the value of £10,000 per centre.
Claire Vagges comments: “We are very proud of our relationship with The Alderman Knight School. it is great to know that money raised is going to help so many children.”
Basepoint Tewkesbury comprises 70 small business units, offering a wide range of designs suitable for office, workshop or studio use. The centre is ideally located at Tewkesbury Business Park, adjacent to junction 9 of the M5 motorway, with easy access to the Midlands and South West, whilst being 5 minutes from the historic market town centre.