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Whoosh! is the Stephen Hawking School Trust.

Whoosh! is a registered charity, established in September 2000. The Trust supports children from birth to age 11 in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with severe, profound and/or multiple learning difficulties. We aim to support both the children and their families, by developing and extending the range of opportunities in education and childcare.

Whoosh! regularly hold fundraising events in collaboration with our corporate supporters. The proceeds of these events help support the pupils' extra-curricular activities and fund the school's successful summer and Easter schemes.

Companies that have kindly supported our work include Citi, Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Cerner.

The latest Whoosh! fundraiser was held at Barclays in Canary Wharf. The event was kindly organised by David Caldwell of Barclays. Our guest auctioneer was former England Rugby Union player Andy Gomarsall MBE.

Current Trustees

Sean Moore - Chair

Neil Sullivan - Vice Chair

Mark Wonnacott - Treasurer

Sinead Rothwell - Secretary

James Cooney

Tim Wang

Susy Gilvin

Gaurav Bahri


Patron - Gary Beckwith (City Cruises)

We believe all children can embrace who they are,
can define their future, and can change the world.

Our Mission

The Trust supports children with severe, profound and/or multiple learning difficulties and/or complex medical needs from birth to eleven. It provides funding to support facilities for the daily care, recreation and education of children outside of normal school hours and during school holidays.

Our Mission

Our Vision

To help provide more resources and support for the children at The Stephen Hawking School.

We Need Your Support Today!

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