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Leave A Legacy

Leave A Legacy

For those who recognise the value of their own experiences at Francis Holland Regent’s Park, a legacy is a way of providing opportunities for the next generation of girls. Leaving a legacy in your Will is a special and permanent way to support the future of the school which has made an impact on the lives of so many.

All legacies we receive will go towards continuing the development of our Bursary Programme, unless you would like to support another project within the school. All legacy gifts, of whatever type and size, will allow FHS to have a lasting and profound effect on the lives of future generations of girls, whatever their financial circumstances. 

If you have any enquiries about leaving a legacy please contact Louise Richmond at the Development Office on 020 7824 5022 or via email development@fhst.org.uk

 

Legacies - How They Work

Leaving a gift in your will is straight forward and highly tax-efficient. As a registered charity, a bequest to the Francis Holland Schools Trust is free of Inheritance Tax so your gift can reduce the amount of your estate liable for tax. It is also free of Capital Gains and Income Tax. Please check the HMRC website for more details.

To make sure your gift will reach us, it is very important to include the full name and charity number in your will (Francis Holland Schools Trust: 312745). If you have already made your will you can make an alteration to it e.g. adding a Codicil. If you would like to leave a legacy gift, we strongly recommend that you speak to your Solicitor who can advise about all steps of the process and the type of gift you should consider. 

Types of Legacies

The examples below are a few of the types of gifts you can leave, with some suggested wording. However there are further ways to do so which your solicitor can advise on. 

Pecuniary Legacy: A fixed amount of money

  • I give the sum of £___________ (pounds) free of tax to Francis Holland Schools Trust (Registered Charity No: 312745) of 35 Bourne Street, London SW1W 8JA.
  • I direct that the receipt of the duly authorised officer of Francis Holland Schools Trust shall be a sufficient discharge for my executor/trustees.

Specific Legacy: A Particular Item 

  • I give my (short description of property given) free of tax to Francis Holland Schools Trust (Registered Charity No: 312745) of 35 Bourne Street, London SW1W 8JA.
  • I direct that the receipt of the duly authorised officer of Francis Holland Schools Trust shall be a sufficient discharge for my executor/trustees.


Residuary Legacy: The residue or part of the residue of your estate. This type of gift is the most beneficial because a percentage of your estate, rather than a fixed amount, will retain its value.

  • I give _____________ share of my real and personal property not herby or by any codicil hereto specifically disposed of after payment of my debts, pecuniary and specific legacies, funeral and administration expenses and any taxes in respect of my estate to Francis Holland Schools Trust (Registered Charity No: 312745) of 35 Bourne Street, London SW1W 8JA. A Pecuniary gift: a specific amount of money.
  • I direct that the receipt of the duly authorised officer of Francis Holland Schools Trust shall be a sufficient discharge for my executor/trustees.

Legacy Pledge Form

If you have any queries about leaving a legacy in your will to the Francis Holland Regent’s Park or would like to discuss leaving a legacy for a specific purpose other than bursaries, please contact the Development Office (development@fhst.org.uk) or complete this form.

Updating A Will With Codicil

If you have already made a will and the only change you wish to make is a bequest to Francis Holland, you can do so by completing the codicil form. Simply complete this form, sign it in the presence of two witnesses and keep it with your existing will (but not attached to it). 

Please do not try to change or add anything to your current will by crossing out or writing in new instructions as any changes will be invalid. 

Thank you for supporting Francis Holland in this special way. It would be appreciated if you could tell us about your bequest by also completing the Legacy Pledge Form and returning it to the Development Office by simply writing ‘Freepost DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI OFFICE’ on any envelope or send to : Development Office, 35 Bourne Street, London SW1W 8JA or by email to development@fhst.org.uk 

 

Making Your First Will

If you have not yet made a will, you might wish to contact a solicitor for advice. If you do not have a solicitor, The Law Society can advise of firms in your area; telephone +44 (0)20 7242 1222 or visit their website: www.lawsociety.org.uk 

The Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) also has details of solicitors in England and Wales who specialise in this area; telephone +44 (0)20 7838 4890.

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