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6 Harrow schools 'mastermind' 8,500 for Mind in Harrow

February 22nd saw Bentley Wood High School for Girls, Hatch End High School, Harrow School, John Lyon School, Park High School and Whitmore High School fundraise 8500 for Mind in Harrow and pitch their wits in a battle of the brains to win the coveted title of MasterMind in Harrow 2018.  

Each school fundraised 1200 to enter two teams of five Year 9 pupils to face ‘University Challenge’ style quick-fire questions, spanning literature to science and trivia posed to them by our eminent MasterMind QuizMaster Father Janes Power, Chaplain of Harrow School.  

Hosted by the historic Harrow School, over 70 pupils and teachers enjoyed a scintillating afternoon of intelligence, wit and nerves in a bid to be crowned MasterMind in Harrow 2018. Sponsored by the Harrow Times; trophies were awarded as follows;

MasterMind in Harrow 2018 -  Harrow School Team Awesome

MasterMind in Harrow 2018 runners up – Hatch End High School Team Awesome & Harrow School Team Brilliant

Best Fundraiser Award – Hatch End High School

Most Innovative Fundraising Award – John Lyon School

Mark Gillham, Mind in Harrow CEO revealed “this was the fourth and probably most successful MasterMind in Harrow to date! The competition offers a rare opportunity for for local and state schools to join together to test their brain power in a relaxed and fun setting whilst raising money for Harrow’s leading mental health charity. The money raised will help our work with the one in four adults and one in ten young people who experience mental health concerns at some time in their life.”

To date four Mastermind in Harrow competitions have raised over 30k for Mind in Harrow.

To read the Harrow Times article and view the photo gallery click here.

To view the photos from the event on our facebook page click here.