Tag: St Paul’s Catholic High School

Horrors of the Holocaust shared with Wythenshawe pupils

IMG_7069 - CopyA group of students from Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester took part in a special event at the Home in Manchester to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

Holocaust Memorial Day is the international day of remembrance for the victims and the survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. Each year there is a national theme, set by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, which provides a focus to the event; this year’s theme is the power of words. 

Wythenshawe school is top of the class for first aid after scooping national award

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Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe has been nationally recognised by St John’s Ambulance when it scooped the Top of the Class at the St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards in London. 

The school was nominated for its incredible commitment to first aid and life saving. The school has three defibrillators on site, aims to train 850 students how to save a life and has a First Aid Response Team set up in school.

The event was hosted by presenter and musician Myleene Klass, and supported by Laerdal Medical – creator of the world famous Resusci Anne. 

St Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe welcomes their new lay chaplain

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Staff and pupils from Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe have welcomed Ric Slatter as their new Lay Chaplain.

Before moving to Wythenshawe, Ric spent four happy years as Lay Chaplain at St John Fisher RC School in Harrogate.

But neither Ric, nor his wife, Rachel, could resist when they saw two lay chaplain adverts for the same area. Ric wanted to continue to work with secondary school pupils whereas Rachel was keen to work with primary school pupils.