Parents of pupils from St Benedict's RC Primary school have baked and delivered cream teas and Mediterranean brunches for over 200 people across Wilmslow and Handforth.
The event, the brainwave of two parents, Rachel Cox and Mel Quinn, was held to celebrate a key date in the school's calendar, the feast day of Saint Benedict on 11th July. << READ MORE >>
Following on from the planting of hundreds of bulbs to create a natural meadow area on their school field in the Autumn, children, staff and parents from St Benedict's RC Primary School in Handforth have again donned their wellies and gardening gloves to plant 13 fruit trees and 60 Leylandii trees on their school field.
The planting project has been initiated by Handforth Woodland Group, a motivated team of Handforth residents, who have come together to plant trees and shrubs all over Handforth in a bid to reduce the carbon from the atmosphere and offset the carbon dioxide we are putting into it. :: Read More ::
A year 6 pupil from St Benedict's Primary School in Handforth has used her baking skills to raise over £300 to support those affected by the devastating Australian bushfires.
11-year-old keen cake-maker, Josie Abernethy, wrote a letter to her headteacher, Hannah McGuire, asking if she would be allowed to bake cakes to sell at school in order to raise money for the Australian WWF Bushfire Campaign. :: READ MORE ::
During the week children took part in Yoga,gymnastics and martial arts sessions; KS2 took part in anxiety management workshops and Trigolf; they practised mindfulness in class and we introduced new playground equipment. On Friday, they turned their clothes inside out to raise awareness of mental health challenges.
A visit from Humphrey today! Humphrey came to collect £1037.47 from our generous school today. This money will support the children's intensive Care Unit at Manchester Children's Hospital. Well done St Benedict's!!
Schoolchildren light up Handforth station for Christmas
Friends of Handforth Station have this year called upon St Benedict's Catholic Primary School to design and create a vibrant art display to bring colour to the station at night time over the Christmas period.
Children in the Reception class have been busy creating three colourful stained-glass effect Christmas windows to light up the station's 'Art in a Box' displays during the evenings. The theme behind this year's display is 'Children preparing for Christmas'.
Reception class teacher, Andrea Ogden, said, "All the children and teachers in the class have been involved, and have had great fun sticking our colourful pieces of cellophane to different sections of the pictures, particularly on the Father Christmas and his Reindeer picture. :: Click Here to read the full article ::