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School in a a nutshell
According to UNICEF figures, 20% of the world’s child population will never attend school.

School in a Bag is a simple solution created to help poor, orphan, vulnerable and disaster affected children throughout the world. Each SchoolBag is filled with stationery, learning resources and eating utensils that will enable a child to write, draw, colour, calculate, express themselves and above all learn.

An education for these children could be their passport to a life out of hardship and poverty.

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School in a Bag welcomes President of Rotary in GB & I, Peter Davey, this Wednesday
Posted on Monday February 01, 2016

We’re excited, and honoured, to be welcoming Peter Davey, 2015/16 President of Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland, to our HQ this Wednesday morning as part of his trip to his old stomping ground of Yeovil where he lived and worked during his time with NatWest Bank. It’s also where he began his Rotary Life […]Read More

School in a Bag Leather and Wig Rock Dinner
Posted on Thursday January 21, 2016

For those who have been to one of our ‘Barn Thai or Curry Nights’, we’re venturing away from home to the very lovely Northover Manor Hotel in Ilchester for a one-off night of rock, wigs and leather – you’d be crazy to miss it! With a delicious two-course menu and music from the fantastic Snakebyte […]Read More

SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.14 – Nosto get tough, in the mud!
Posted on Monday January 04, 2016

December’s Blog in a Bag (yes sorry it’s slightly late…!) is from Nosto, an international company with their UK office in London, who fundraised for us when the entire team took on the challenge of The Tough Mudder course last September. Here’s a re-cap of their day, ending a couple of months later with their SchoolBag […]Read More

Season’s Greetings from School in a Bag
Posted on Monday December 21, 2015

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SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.13 – What better thing to do when turning 75 than a skydive for SIAB!
Posted on Monday November 30, 2015

This month’s blog is from long-term supporter of School in a Bag, having known Luke our CEO since he was “a wee boy”, Beryl Preston. Beryl is an amazing lady who recently turned 75 (although you’d never guess she had!), and instead of this birthday passing by like any other, she decided to opt for […]Read More

SIAB wins Charity of the Year at Somerset Business Awards
Posted on Wednesday November 04, 2015

Somerset Business Awards – Charity of the Year Award.  And the winner is………………. School in a Bag are incredibly proud to have been awarded Charity of the Year at the Somerset Business Awards run by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce.  The event, held at the Wellsprings Leisure Complex in Taunton on October 23rd showcased 14 […]Read More

See just how much fun a SchoolBag pack is!
Posted on Thursday October 22, 2015

You may have already been a part of one yourself, or maybe you’re currently fundraising for School in a Bag and will do a SchoolBag pack in the coming months, but this is a great insight into what goes into a SchoolBag pack during the set-up, the actual packing and when all the Schoolbags are […]Read More

SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.12 – “Hello” from the newest member of the SIAB team!
Posted on Tuesday September 29, 2015

This month’s Blog in a Bag is written by Lis Foy who has recently joined the School in a Bag team – welcome Lis, it’s great to have you on-board! My name is Lis Foy and I am the new ‘girl’ on the School in a Bag team – which brings the grand total up […]Read More

Branded School in a Bag Crowdfunder vehicles hit the road
Posted on Thursday September 24, 2015

To add to our million pound week, look at what we’ve just got! Our Crowdfunder vehicles are now branded and have got all the logos from everyone who donated over £500. Thank you so much again to everyone that helped with this, we are certainly driving them with pride – let us know if you see them […]Read More

Charity Reaches £1million in its 10th Anniversary Year!
Posted on Tuesday September 22, 2015

School in a Bag, the initiative run by the Piers Simon Appeal based in Chilthorne Domer near Yeovil, has reached its first £1 million milestone – in the charity’s 10th anniversary year. The Piers Simon Appeal (PSA) was set up in memory of Piers who sadly lost his life in the Indian Ocean Tsunami on […]Read More