Fancy dress parade kicks off Portsmouth school charity week

Portsmouth High School's Charity Week was kicked off with a fancy dress fashion parade. Picture: Sally Tiller
Portsmouth High School's Charity Week was kicked off with a fancy dress fashion parade. Picture: Sally Tiller

A SIXTH form in Portsmouth started a week of fundraising with an entertaining fashion parade.

Portsmouth High School Sixth Form held its Charity Week last week, starting off with a fancy dress parade.

This year the girls have chosen to support Children on the Edge, a Chichester-based charity working on behalf of marginalised and vulnerable children.

Charity Week at Portsmouth High has been going on for over 25 years and is run entirely by the Sixth Form.

Head girl Rachel Kellagher, 17, said: ‘Charity Week is one of the highlights of the school calendar and we’re really excited to have put our own spin on it this year.

‘We’ve changed up the fashion show to facilitate a theme of decades.

‘Children on the Edge exists to help children without parental care, neglected or persecuted by their governments, ignored by international media and missed by large overseas agencies. We believe they are an inspiring charity.’