On Thursday 28th April 2022, The Cheam Foundation welcomed hundreds of guests to the first Cheam Art Exhibition. The Sports Hall was transformed into a professional art gallery, thanks to generous sponsorship from Jenna Burlingham Gallery, Prime Purchase and Fowler Architecture and Planning. As well as showcasing a piece of work from every single child in the school, there was also a live and silent auction of work donated by alumni, parents and staff. The children’s work was judged by three established artists from the art world; Cheam old boy Oliver Akers-Douglas (82-87), Miranda Donovan and Louise Pragnell. The winning entries won an exciting interactive trip to The Tate Modern in the summer holidays, sponsored by JJS Fine Art. We were also deeply honoured that Clarence House loaned the school a painting by HRH The Prince of Wales for the evening. Under the expert steer of television presenter and past parent, Mark Durden-Smith, the exhibition raised over £56,000 for the Cheam Foundation Bursary Fund.