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Opportunities to Support

The School offers opportunities for individual donors, including parents and alumni, philanthropic funders and corporations to support a broad range of activities for the benefit of our pupils.

 

Development Projects

Centre for Countryside and Equine Management

The new Centre for Countryside and Equine Management will provide dedicated facilities for pupils studying two of our most popular vocational courses.  The project will involve a re-development of the stable block to create new classroom spaces, changing rooms and toilets, storage space and an improved tack room.  Full details can be found within the Countryside and Equine Management proposal, which is available to download from the iPoint box on this page.
Target: £212,000
Remaining funding required: £42,000
(This project has received full planning permission)

                                                   
 

Equestrian Arena

Whilst we offer excellent stabling facilities for horses to be kept on site, space for them to be trained and worked in is limited and pupils currently have to travel off site to use a local arena for lessons. Plans to construct a new 50m x 20m in the centre of the canter track, near the stable block, have recently been submitted for planning permission and the aim is to have this facility installed during the first half of 2018.
Target: £45,000
Remaining funding required: £12,000
(This project has been submitted for planning permission)
 

New Gallery and Art Centre

The new Gallery and Art Centre project will involve re-developing the present Art Department to provide new and improved teaching spaces, and a gallery space for displaying pupils’ work as well as for use by the local community. Full details can be found within the Art Centre proposal, which is available to download from the iPoint box on this page.
Target: £250,000
Remaining funding required: £81,000
(This project has received full planning permission)


The Milton Abbey Bursary Programme

The Milton Abbey Bursary Programme is designed to enable support to be given to current and prospective pupils to ensure they have the opportunity to benefit from all that life at the School can offer.  The programme, which incorporates funds that are already in place, including the Toby Mann Fund and the William Holy-Hasted Trust, currently helps more than 20% of pupils and aims to provide an increase in resources to help meet the growing demand for support from both current and new pupils.

Further information can be found within our Supporting Bursaries brochure which is available to download from the iPoint box on this page.


The Milton Abbey Fund

In the three years since the launch of our annual appeal, over £80,000 has been donated towards projects to enhance a variety of activities and facilities of direct benefit to our pupils. Projects that have been supported through the Milton Abbey Fund range from new trees for the campus, stage equipment in the New Barn Theatre and a scrum machine for rugby, to mobile lights for outdoor activities and equipment for Countryside Management, Creative Media, Science, Art and DT.
 
The Fund was established to enable the School to provide additional equipment and facilities of immediate benefit to our pupils each year, as well as helping to build a foundation of support for future plans and developments.
 
The funding priorities for 2017-18 include:
  • New Kubota to support Land Based Studies, including the School Farm and Shoot - £15,000
  • Lamb Weigh Crate for the School Farm - £600
  • Selection of equipment for the Hospitality Kitchen - £2,000
  • Golf Launch Monitor for indoor, real-time golf practice - £3,000
 
Through the Milton Abbey Fund every donation, whatever its size, can make a difference to the education of our boys and girls – see how even a small monthly gift can add up using our Gift Table in the iPoint box on this page. Making a regular commitment of support, either monthly or annually, is particularly valuable to the School as this provides a steady and predictable stream of income, which helps us to plan future projects


Support where it is needed most
We are enormously grateful to all of you who have supported the School and in particular to those who choose to make regular and unrestricted donations as these give us the flexibility to respond quickly to the areas of greatest priority and need.

Further information can be found within our Milton Abbey Fund brochure, which is available to download from the iPoint box on this page. 


For More Information
For more information on ways in which you can support Milton Abbey or to discuss your interests, please contact the Development Office on 01258 882234 or development@miltonabbey.co.uk.