Weʼve raised £130 to give our Year 6 students the classroom they deserve.
- Mill Bank, United Kingdom
- Funded on Tuesday, 11th July 2017
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Our current Year 6 facilities are no longer suitable for modern teaching and learning - the classroom is below the recommended square foot suitable for teaching space, has very little daylight or storage as well as having no running water. Through careful management and the support of our local council we’ve managed to raise the majority of the funds needed to redevelop the space but, we’re currently looking at a £10,000 shortfall.
Who are we?
St Mary’s Junior and Infant School is a small, traditional village school in the picturesque village of Mill Bank in West Yorkshire. We aim to give our students the ‘freedom to fly’ and are proud to be consistently ranked as one of the highest performing schools in the borough and the country. This is entirely due to the hard work and determination of all our staff as well as the commitment and good attitude to learning each and every one of our wonderful pupils possess.
Why are we fundraising?
Previous Heads and teaching staff have done a good job of investing a tight budget into maintenance of the school, one of the oldest in Calderdale, to ensure it doesn’t fall into disrepair. However, what we aim to achieve with this refurb is much more than maintenance of existing facilities, it will provide an entirely new space for learning.
The new space will enable St Mary’s to provide drastically improved teaching facilities for our Year 6 children. It will also enable the school to re-purpose the current space used by Year 6 which can then be used for intervention and breakout space for small group work/nurture when needed.
Where will your money go?
- New opening and gable windows
- Strengthening of existing roof trusses
- Insulation, plasterboard and plastering
- Plumbing, heating, electrical and joinery works as well as painting and decorating
Any donation, large or small will make a momentous difference to the teaching of the future generation for many years to come and we couldn’t be more grateful.
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May 24, 2017
Apr 27, 2017
what a wonderful Ofsted result. Well done Matthew and all your staff. The ethos of your school is uplifting.
Mar 14, 2017
Such a worthy cause for a truly outstanding school. The children work so hard and their learning shouldn't be impeded by not having the appropriate facilities.
Mar 14, 2017
Our 'Outstanding' school, teachers and pupils need and deserve this new classroom. This will be WedBarn's www.wedbarn.co.uk charity of year. Our Wedding Fayre will be fundraising too. Matt Senior x
Mar 13, 2017
Just getting the ball rolling.......
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St Marys Mill Bank
Mill Bank, United Kingdom
St Mary’s Junior and Infant School is a small, traditional village school in the picturesque village of Mill Bank in West Yorkshire. We aim to give our students the ‘freedom to fly’ and are proud to be consistently ranked as one of the highest performing schools in the borough.