This school has an established record for the support of local, national and international charities. We have a two year programme which is reviewed by the School Council, this has supported Francis House, Manchester Children's Hospital, Barnardos, Children in Need, NSPCC, RSPCA, Sports Relief and many others.
Our main school charity is Ugandaid. We support students in Uganda and members of staff take part in projects such as school building, clean drinking water projects, home and latrine building. Please click on the link below for more information about this amazing project.
See the rest of this page for information on some of our other fundraising projects.
Every year we are amazed at the generosity of our families who donate food to our harvest festival celebrations. These gifts are distributed in the community, but particularly to Wood Street Mission in Manchester to support the homeless through the winter months.
Y6 Enterprise Challenge - Lots of creative ideas, innovation, learning to work as a team, project management, learning about finance/profit/break even point, pitching to a panel of business experts, filming adverts, marketing campaigns, emails to charities, production, production, production, stress, FUN and selling!
But most importantly 61 Y6 pupils in 10 teams chose their own charities to raise money for. In 2018 these charities were the following: Cancer Research, UNICEF, WWF, HemiHelp, Red Cross UK Solidarity Fund, Guide Dogs, Steppinghill Hospital, The Rainbow Trust and Stockdales.
Keyrings, DVD clocks, T-shirts, fidget-spinners and tin can holders were among some of the products created and marketed to raise money for the following charities: CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young), One Love Manchester (Red Cross), St Ann's Hospice, Once Upon a Smile, No More Malaria, Alzheimer's Society, Cancer Research, Missing People, NSPCC, Guide Dogs and Pavillion Project.
A range of products from chocolate covered fruit (Dipsticks) to Awesome Origami and purses made from recycled milk & juice cartons! Ten teams working together to raise an impressive £3, 047. Charities supported this year were chosen by the children, many of who wanted to support Once Upon a Smile, in memory of their friend Isaac. Other charities included: Cancer Research, Prostate Cancer, Shine (Hydrocephalus and spina bifida), Asthma Research, The Donkey Sanctuary, Guide Dogs, UNICEF and JDRF (Junior Diabetes Research Foundation).