SE23.com - The Official Forum for Forest Hill & Honor Oak, London SE23
Online since 2002  -  10,000+ members

Home | SE23 Topics | Local Businesses | Wider Topics | Offered/Wanted/Lost/Found | Site Feedback | Advertising | Contact
Geddes Hairdressing & Barbering Studio One Armstrong & Co Solicitors


Post Reply  Post Topic 
Boy asking for sponsorship from Forest Hill Boys School
Author Message
FHParent


Posts: 3
Joined: Apr 2018
Post: #1
24-04-2018 03:42 PM

A boy of around 12 knocked on my door yesterday afternoon around 6pm, he claimed he was from Forest Hill School, and that he had completed a fun run in Greenwich Park for the NSPCC. There was no formal information on the sponsor sheet he had, and it all seemed suspicious. He was going to houses around Stanstead Road, near the Malham Road Estate.

I didn't give him any money and said I would check with the school. The school confirmed that this is not a pupil and they had received a few reports about this.

The surname he gave was Nixon, and he claimed to live on Stanstead Road.

Please do not give him money and let the local police or Forest Hill Boys School know.
thanks

Find all posts by this user Reply
FHParent


Posts: 3
Joined: Apr 2018
Post: #2
25-04-2018 08:20 PM

I have just had a second visit from a different young man this evening claiming to be doing a fun run in Greenwich Park in 2 weeks time for Forest Hill Boys. Please let your neighbours know to not hand over any money and let the local police know.
He headed off to Ewart Road/Wastdale Road.

Find all posts by this user Reply
Erekose


Posts: 550
Joined: May 2010
Post: #3
27-04-2018 06:59 AM

Same story in Kemble Road last weekend. He didn't seem very convinced by what he was saying so declined to sponsor him.

Find all posts by this user Reply
ChrisR


Posts: 76
Joined: Nov 2007
Post: #4
30-04-2018 03:43 PM

The boy is doing the rounds in Sunderland Road this afternoon. He came into our block of flats while the cleaner had the front door open. He has a crumpled NSPCC sponsorship form and claimed to be from Forest Hill School. I've reported to 101 as requested by Perry Vale Police on their Twitter feed.

Find all posts by this user Reply
BigED


Posts: 131
Joined: Jan 2016
Post: #5
01-05-2018 11:03 AM

Seems like he has/they have been doing the rounds of houses in Kemble, Colfe, Loxton, Cibber and presumably other surrounding roads. If it were an official school event, there would be headed paper for the school. You could try asking them if they would like to have a photo taken with you, their sponsor. I'm guessing they wouldn't be up for it.

Find all posts by this user Reply
Pico


Posts: 135
Joined: Nov 2010
Post: #6
03-05-2018 10:04 AM

There were some young lads doing this in Shoreditch too. I gently declined the lads (because they couldn't have been more that 11-13) didn't see any point in directly confronting them myself. I reported them to the community support officers walking nearby. It was lunchtime and they should have been in school. It's a social services and school issue.

Find all posts by this user Reply

Friends of Blythe Hill Fields


Possibly Related Topics ...
Topic: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Forest Hill School Horniman 49 43,086 20-01-2019 10:39 AM
Last Post: peteboh
  Forest Hill School 1974 richierich 1 3,217 28-06-2018 05:40 PM
Last Post: ShaulRichard
  Forest Hill Comprehensive School 1960 - 1965 taxi1950 0 1,836 03-01-2018 06:47 PM
Last Post: taxi1950
  Forest Hill School Ex-Pupils Dithers88 1 2,346 31-10-2017 10:18 PM
Last Post: Mr Robin Banks
  Did anyone here go to school in Forest Hill or HOP bigbadwolf 61 53,962 21-08-2017 10:50 AM
Last Post: Zandonai
  Forest Hill School in Trouble hillview 0 2,083 19-07-2017 11:39 AM
Last Post: hillview
  Forest hill boys secondary school assaults Iheartsydenham 20 8,761 01-06-2016 03:48 PM
Last Post: Perryman
  Forest Hill School: petition to stop it being forced to become an academy blushingsnail 3 2,633 12-05-2016 01:35 PM
Last Post: Cllr Paul Upex
  Sainsburys Forest Hill School Children Ban shzl400 75 20,454 28-12-2015 06:00 AM
Last Post: Erekose
  Forest Hill Boys School Fundraising for Evelina Childrens Hospital P1971 0 1,670 08-07-2015 08:49 PM
Last Post: P1971
  Teachers Strike at Forest Hill Primary School Deano 6 4,968 13-10-2013 01:09 PM
Last Post: lacb
  Forest Hill School 'Connected' Family Learning Event Call Out cpa 0 2,342 21-05-2013 02:12 PM
Last Post: cpa
  Fairlawn School takes part in Healthy Eating Week with Sainsbury’s Forest Hill hrmforesthill 6 5,109 05-07-2012 11:12 PM
Last Post: Deano
  Forest Hill School's Outdoor Centre (Aber) GrahamAgnew 0 4,600 22-12-2011 11:57 AM
Last Post: GrahamAgnew
  Nearly New Sale - Horniman Primary School, Forest Hill BakingMummy 5 4,582 16-10-2010 10:39 AM
Last Post: BakingMummy
  Forest Hill School - Performing Arts Survey SLK 10 7,107 06-08-2010 03:21 PM
Last Post: junegapi
  Note to Former Forest Hill School Children who visited Ty'n y Berth Widehorizons 0 2,526 29-06-2009 09:10 AM
Last Post: Widehorizons
  Forest Hill Central School brian 2 4,313 06-03-2008 02:42 PM
Last Post: IWereAbsolutelyFuming