Our Fundraising VisionFundraising Vision:To equip children with the resources they need to thrive in life.Fundraising Mission:To support each child to thrive in life, our fundraising will seek to maximize our resources including the buy-in to the school, where employers will consider our learners' assets as potential employees. Fundraising Addresses Pupils' Needs:Our pupils need high quality adult support, maintained with excellent training and resourcesOur pupils need good quality equipment that supports them improve their learning and physical needsOur pupils need opportunities to shine and build their confidenceOur pupils need support to believe in themselves through others believing in themOur pupils need to develop the skills and mindset to become working adults for self-fulfillmentOur pupils need to sustain good mental health through engagement with the world around themOur pupils need to develop increasing independence in all areas of lifeFundraising Actively Supports These Needs By:Work-related opportunities that improve children's skills and understandingCreating innovative spaces to enjoy and progress learningProviding good quality resources that support individuals' needs and engaging childrenRaising the profile of special needs - particularly the abilities to be found in disabilityHelping people in the wider community talk with young people and remove stigmas Reducing ignorance of learning disabilities in our communitiesEnriching the lives of people through sharing learning experiences with our children Why Fundraise?91% of our school budget from the Local Authority needs to be spent on the higher staff ratios required to support our children with complex learning disabilities make progress. Money, professional trades and support in kind through fundraising enables us to improve our facilities and resources; filling gaps and creating new opportunities . Our work with companies has supported our children in school and, through the valuable opportunities of work experience and employment upon transitioning to adulthood. Collett Horsebox CafeQuirky, fun and functional - our Collett Horsebox Café is being built by Little Thatch Company to support our aims to provide functional learning skills in the community, whilst promoting the abilities of people with disabilities.Working with the fantastic partnerships in business we already have, our café will attend their premises to sell fabulous coffee and cake - quality food and drink - made and served by our pupils.