Head of Geography raises £1,000 for charity

Head of Geography, Kirsty Layton, has completed a skydive to raise money and awareness for Depression Alliance, a national group relying entirely on donations, helping them support the people affected by depression. Kirsty explains: “As the sign in my house says, ‘life begins at the edge of your comfort zone’. Yes, but why jump out of a plane? Exhilaration, free fall, life – that’s why! True acts of kindness meant that we raised over £1,000. When asked how I felt about the jump, it was this: absolute trust, absolute hope, complete undeniable fear and knowing someone is there to take the lines when the time comes. Beyond that? Phenomenal. Amazing. Supportive. Passionate – my supporters that is!”

To sponsor Kirsty, please visit http://www.justgiving.com/kirsty-layton. View photos

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Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.

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