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Operation Christmas Child
Our School Council worked hard to promote this campaign within the school. They planned and delivered a whole school assembly, stuck up posters around the school building to raise awareness, reminded their classmates to fill shoe boxes and then helped to load the van with over 200 shoe boxes.
Yet again Emmaus families have proved to be extremely generous and compassionate in thinking of others who, this Christmas, will not receive any gifts. We supported Operation Christmas Child by bringing in shoe boxes filled with presents for children aged 2-14 years. Class 3CB helped the School Council to carry these boxes to the van which transported them on the first leg of their journey, to the OCC warehouse in Speke. On Wednesday the School Council will visit the warehouse and learn what happens to boxes after they leave our school. Watch this space for more photographs!
We are aware that keeping our children hydrated will aid them to perform at their very best throughout the school day. As a result, we decided to invest in AquAid Water Coolers. Our unique relationship with AquAid has also given our school the opportunity to help those less fortunate than ourselves. This means that for each machine that we have, we have donated £20 per year per cooler to The Africa Trust. Through our contributions to The Africa Trust, an ‘Elephant Pump’ is being installed in Africa on our behalf. This pump will bring much needed, clean, fresh drinking water and improve the quality of life of those who will have access to our well. Our school's name will be displayed proudly on our well and we look forward to adding some photos and letters of thanks from the villages to our site in the near future.
Jeans for Genes Day - Friday 13th 2017
Thank you for your fantastic support! At the final count we raised:-
This money will help to support the charity which aims to change the world for children with genetic disorders. Individually, genetic disorders are rare but together they affect 1 in 25 children born in the UK - that's more than 30,000 babies each year! Their associated health problems mean that genetic disorders are the biggest cause of death of children aged 14 and under.
Thank you for your continued generosity of all of our fundraising events in school
Fundraising for the Whitechapel Centre
A huge ‘Thank You’ to all our families who supported our own clothes day on Friday 1st April in support of The Whitechapel Centre. The girls raised in excess of £2000 for this very worthwhile cause, £457 of this being from our school.
Thank you for your continued support and well done to the girls who took part.
Wear Blue for Bobby
Thank you so much for your wonderful support for our ‘Wear Blue For Bobby’ day last Friday.
We raised the magnificent amount of :
Which has now been sent off to the Trust to help with their good work.
NSPCC and Childline
The School Council were invited to see behind the scenes at Liverpool's Hargreaves Centre which is where our local Childline call centre is based. The money we raised with our welly walk was enough to pay for the complete training of two volunteers with some left over to pay for equipment for their amazing sensory room!
Take a look at the photos below to see what we discovered in this wonderful resource:
We raised £3487.62 for the NSPCC and Childline. This is a phenomenal amount. Thank you so much for your generosity. The School Council members have been invited to the Liverpool Childline call centre in May to find out where our money has gone.