Volume 64 of St Mary’s Star has arrived! We hope you enjoy reading our news! You can read and download this issue below:
It is Fairtrade Fortnight at the moment and we would like to invite you to a family breakfast on Tuesday 6th March. Breakfast Club will run as normal, but then at 8.45am you are welcome to come into the hall (with or without children) to enjoy some breakfast with us or just have a cup of tea or […]
Recently, we were featured in the Fair and Funky newsletter for tackling the 90kg Rice Challenge. You can read their post below. If you want to read more about the rice challenge, you can visit the Fair and Funky website here.
Children visited Honley High School last week to learn about Fairtrade cotton. The children learned about how most of the clothes we buy are made in factories in other countries where the workers work in unfair conditions with low wages. We met a Fairtrade cotton producer, who told us his story about how his workers […]
Mrs Sheard has been hard at work with members of staff and pupils from across our whole school community to achieve two Fairtrade Awards. This has involved lots of hard work throughout school, with Enterprise stalls at our Christmas Fayre using Fairtrade products, selling Fairtrade chocolate and other items, holding Fairtrade Assemblies and using Fairtrade […]
To celebrate World Environment Day 2016 fairandfunky held their first ever fairandfunky GO GREEN Conference for Schools and we were there! The conference welcomed 56 students and 14 teachers from across Kirklees to celebrate and learn about local and global sustainability in creative workshops from Grow To School, The West Yorkshire Bee Keepers Association and […]
8 children from across KS1 and 2 had a great time at the Fair and Funky Conference. They spent their day with other schools across Kirklees learning about Fair Trade and what it is like to live in a poor country. They learnt about how chocolate is made and how we can recognise Fair Trade […]