Global Outreach Programmes Benefit from Greenfield Community School Family Fun Run

Greenfield Community School (GCS) has organized a Family Fun Run in support of its Global Outreach Programmes.

Global Outreach Programmes are programmes set up by Greenfield Community School (GCS) with other aid programmes being offered around the world to give students exposure to real life situations.

In 2013, as part of the 7 years old 'Go Kili' programme where students are actively involved in projects which benefit their local community; GCS Students helped build a new multi-purpose centre at the Moshi International School in Tanzania and completed the foundations and base. This coming April, 2014 students will be proud to paint the finished building.

GCS has added, this year, Nepal as another programme for Grade 10 Students. Students are really looking forward for this social partnership with the World Challenge organization and for the unforgettable human interaction it involves. Support and help will be offered to many underprivileged villages and children in Nepal.

Greenfield Community School (GCS) has organized a Family Fun Run in support of its Global Outreach Programmes. This event took place within the DIP Community on Friday March 14, 2014, from 9am until 11am where everyone happily participated in this 4 km Fun Run, and where fancy dressed was encouraged and rewarded. Runners got the chance to win lovely prizes while having a beautiful sunny morning with their families.

Angela Hollington Principal at GCS was quoted saying "I am very grateful and proud to be part of such a generous and supportive community. Their enthusiastic participation made the event a very successful one for GCS. It is due to their generosity that our students will have the opportunity to travel to Nepal and Tanzania at their own expense to use the money to make a difference in the life of others."

About Greenfield Community School:

Greenfield Community School (GCS) provides a high quality, creative and challenging international education based on the International Baccalaureate Philosophy. We foster within each student, staff member and community member an enduring passion for learning and empowering each individual to become a caring global citizen. Our philosophy - Where vision lives, children flourish, and learning is at the heart of our community. www.gcschool.ae

About International Baccalaureate Organization

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. www.ibo.org

About Taaleem

Taaleem, which means education in Arabic, has been establishing, operating and managing early childhood, primary and secondary schools since its inception in 2004.Taaleem seeks to raise the regional educational standards through the committed development of individual student's talents and passions, which is in turn facilitated and supported by the recruitment of top international educators and the implementation of international education policies, operations and global best practice.

With quality at the forefront of Taaleem's offering, each project is tailored to answer the specific educational requirements of a wide range of families by offering top international curricula including British, American, the International Baccalaureate, International Primary Curriculum and their proprietary custom early childhood programme. www.taaleem.ae

For more information, please contact:
Ghina Frangie Aoun, Public Relations & Marketing Officer, Greenfield Community School
Tel: +971 4 885 6600 Ext. 215 Fax: +971 4 885 6611
E-mail: Marketing@gcschool.ae
Website: www.gcschool.ae

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