Two Jigsaw teachers have raised almost £1,000 – by jumping out of an aircraft at 10,000 feet. Carla Vaughan and Amy Holden enjoyed free-falling at 120mph (strapped to an experienced instructor) before their parachutes opened and they floated back to Earth.
Jigsaw pupils have had a very special outing – they went aboard the historic VC10 aircraft now parked on Dunsfold Park, just across the airfield perimeter road from the school.
The World Autism Awareness initiative in April won terrific local support this year as a huge number of businesses, schools, colleges and individuals took part by dressing and decorating in blue, the colour adopted worldwide for autism awareness.
The amazingly talented pianist Derek Paravicini paid us another visit to inspire and engage pupils.
The seventh 10k Jigsaw Run has been set for Sunday November 25th and is open for entries. The fast, flat run at Dunsfold Park, taking in part of the Top Gear track, offers probably the last chance of the season to nail a best time.
Jigsaw pupils are to get a whole range of new playground scooters after teacher Jack Barsby gave up much of his Easter holiday break for a sponsored cycle ride from London to Paris. Jack took on the challenge on his own and has so far raised more than £400.
A Gymnastics Festival organised by the Gymnastics Factory near Guildford has raised an amazing £1,720 for Jigsaw. Around 350 children of all ages put in some incredible performances in a fantastic day of activities and learned routines.
Our third Summer Fun Day featuring an It’s A Knockout competition is being held in Shalford Park near Guildford on Saturday July 7th – and we’re looking for teams to take part.
#JigsawJam beat all expectations as two extra acts joined the line-up at the last minute to provide a great night out at The Boileroom in Guildford, helping raise awareness of autism.
If a 5km or 10km walk through beautiful Surrey countryside appeals, how about joining the Annual Charity Walk from Shalford Park organised by the Rotary Club of Guildford District on May 13th?