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Friday, October 20th - Class 3

Friday, November 17th - Class 1 and Class 2


Everyone welcome to come along

Children in Class 1 taking part in collective worship

Storytelling Chair

PTFA raised money for a storytelling Chair which is used for outdoor collective worships and children listening to stories.

We have made this an area to remember our late Chair of Governors, Mrs Julie Telford to sadly died in August 2016.

Good Shephard Mass at Leyland St Marys Church

Children in year 5 attended the Good Shepherd Mass at St Marys Church, Leyland. A cheque was presented for money raised for Nugent Care by taking part in 'Make a Splash' campaign.

Photographs of children taking part in fundraising activities for the 'Make a Splash' campaign. Children in Class 1 and 2 made lemonade and sold them to the other children in school. Children in Class 3 took part in a sponsored swim and Children in Class 4 washed cars.

Fundraising 2016 - 2017


Big Fish -  Friday 10th March

This Lent we will be raising money for CAFOD. The theme this year is 'The Big Fish'. For £1.00 each child will get a fish outline and be able to decorate / paint it in any way they like. There will be a prize for each year group winner and in the categories of pre-school and adult. All entries to be in by 23rd March. Please bring in £1.00 entry fee in a named envelope and the template will be sent home with your child. Your support will mean that CAFOD partners around the world can train more people to set up small businesses and earn a living.

Lent Fast Day is on 10th March.




Coffee Morning - Friday 30th September

We held a coffee morning in memory of Julie Telford (Chair of Governors). The children took part in a teacup design competition and also came to school in a pinny for a pound to take part in baking cakes! We held a raffle and people in the community joined us for coffee and cake. The school raised £562.95 in total!


Fundraising 2015-16


Good Shepherd Appeal - £80.60


Easter 2016 - The school took part in the CAFOD Make a Splash campaign and raised £265.95. Children got involved in different activities including a sponsored swim, making lemonade and a sponsored swim. This money will be donated to CAFOD to help communities to gain access to clean water and sanitation. It will also help girls in Uganda a chance to stay in school and finish their education. The UK government are matching the first £3.5 million of the appeal.


The school raised £138.00 for St Catherine's Hospice. The money was raised from donations at the Nativity performance in school.


Oct 2015 Harvest donations for Blackburn Foodbank via The Tressell Trust Charity - food donations weighed in at 92kg which will provide 221 meals for local people in crisis.


Fri 25th Sept - Coffee morning raised £146.28 for MacMillan Cancer


Shoebox Appeal for Nugent Care


Fundraising 2014-15


Sept 2014 Coffee morning MacMillan £124.85

Dec 2014 Donations from Christmas nativity performances St Catherines Hospice £102.63

Mar 2015 Charity chosen for lent is Nugent Care £194.20 - money raised by Inflatable fun day and tuck shop

May 2015 Money raised by wearing own clothes for CAFOD £197.49 Nepal Appeal

5th June 2015 Morning run in memory of Mr Reed (William and Thomas's dad) £1281.78!!! This money was donated to MacMillian Cancer



Donation of toys for Nugent Care

Shoeboxes were taken to Liverpool Cathedral as part of the Nugent Care Homeless Appeal



MacMillan Coffee Morning - Friday 26th September

The school raised so far £122.34 for MacMillan Cancer by holding a coffee morning. Parents, Grandparents, neighbours was all invited to a wonderful morning and was entertained by children singing etc. We had our own 'St Joseph's Bake Off' where all our enthusiastic bakers baked cakes and our own 'Mel' and 'Sue' judged the competition. The winner was one of our children's grandparents who made a delightful lemon drizzle cake!


Fundraising 2013- 2014


McMillian Coffee Morning - Friday 27th Sept 2013

Parents invited into school for coffee & cakes.

Total amount raised £194.34 - all proceeds to McMillian Cancer


Nativity Play & Carol Service - Dec 2013

Total amount raised from donations £147.10 - all proceeds too Derian House


Phillapenes Typhoon Appeal - £166.62 raised


Good Shepherd Appeal - Tues 10th June

£169.10 raised for Nugent Care


Race for Life - Fri 4th Jul

£609.00 raised for Cancer Uk


Sept 2012- July 2013


Roald Dahl Day - Sept 2013

£142.90 raised for Roald Dahl Children's Charity


Missio - children collected small change over the Lentern period

Raised £203.15 for Missio Charity


Missio - had a colour day in school with games / activities and a toy sale

Raised £239.81 for Missio Charity


Good Shepherd Appeal - May 2013

£117.45 raised for Nugent Care


Race for Life - June 2013

£700.29 raised for Cancer Uk