Our site needs cookies

We need cookies to help you sign in, create a fundraising page and donate. If you want to fundraise or donate on our site, you will need to turn on cookies How to turn on cookies.

It looks like you are trying to access a charity account.

Please click here for the charity sign in page. If you are not trying to access a charity account, please contact us.


Orley Farm

Whole School Charity for 2020 - Place2be

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]Karen Brown was a wonderfully creative, inspiring, warmhearted teacher who made a daily impact on our community bringing out the best in all of us and Orley Farm School has lost a truly amazing person. Aside from being an outstanding classroom teacher, Karen ran interactive assemblies in which 350 pupils and teachers remained captivated and engaged, hanging on a story that could literally go anywhere. She had a remarkable way of making all of us ‘think’ in new ways and her infectious excitement, enthusiasm and willingness to believe in the impossible fuelled countless dreams![/p][p]However, perhaps the most remarkable thing is that she did this in such a quiet and humble way, never seeking the limelight or credit but simply wanting pupils, teachers and parents to thrive and get the most out of whatever experience she was supporting.[/p][p]As we all come to terms with losing such a special person, this also offers our whole community an opportunity to think about keeping her story with us. Karen was all of the above and so much more to each of us and therefore when we heard that the family nominated ‘Place2Be’ as the charity to reflect her passion, it felt natural to bring this into our community as we try to ensure that every pupil, teacher and parent knows and recognises the importance of good mental health. As a community, we will find personal ways, big and small to link events that tell Karen’s story over the years to come.[/p][p]Thank you for giving so generously to such a worthy cause and hopefully we will all find something new in ourselves as we reflect on the life and work of such a kind, humble and wonderful person. Karen we miss you![/p][p]Your Orley Farm Family x[/p]

Share Orley's story

Other ways to support Orley's fundraising effort

Turn your unwanted stuff into donations

together withziffit.com logo

Earn free donations when you shop

together withkindred logo


Personal Challenge Date

03 Jul 2020



Mar 21, 2020

Faaizah Khan

Quiz Night Auction- Mrs Quinn's Pavlova.

Mar 18, 2020

Sujay & Sajni

G&T voucher from Quiz night


Mar 17, 2020

Sejal and Anish Aggarwal

£1600.00 plus £400.00 Gift Aid

Mar 16, 2020


Mar 16, 2020

Mitul Mehta and Monica Kantaria

Quiz night auction - Art Workshop with Mrs. Walsh


Mar 14, 2020

Parag Patel

Private parking voucher from OFA quiz night


Mar 13, 2020

Table 13

Childcare voucher from the OFA Quiz Night - Table 13 - Captain: Anand


Jan 10, 2020

Amara Chotai

Our Xmas day family tradition is for me & my cousins to do something special for charity. I made lots of bracelets & lapel pins and sold them to my family members, in remembrance of Mrs. Brown, who was a kind and inspirational teacher.

£80.00 plus £20.00 Gift Aid

Nov 24, 2019

Monday Assembly

A great cause which after Monday’s assembly has got off to an ‘eggcellent’ start!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid