CONGRATULATIONS to students and staff in Wendreda House at King’s Ely Senior for raising more than £1,400 for the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)!

As many of you will know, girls in Wendreda House and their Housemistress, Laura Dixon-Smith, decided to walk and/or run the distance from John O’Groats to Land’s End – 1,308 kilometres – last term in memory of their beloved Matron, Liz Firek.

Liz was one of our original House Matrons, joining King’s in October 2004. She was Matron of School House and then moved to Wendreda House as Matron a couple of years ago. Liz sadly lost her battle with COVID-19 on January 23rd.

Liz also suffered with Rheumatoid Arthritis and the girls decided to raise funds for the NRAS charity in her memory. Not only did ‘Wendreda Walks’ cover a whopping 1,906 kilometres, but an impressive £1,482 was raised in Liz’s memory.

Well done Wendreda House – what a fantastic achievement!

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