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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.  Read More…

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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.  Read More…

St Paul’s High School Summer Fayre

There will be fun for all the family at St Paul’s Catholic High School, in Newall Green when it stages its summer fayre on Sunday June 26th.

Attractions include stalls, a car boot sale, fun fair rides and entertainment at the event between 12 and 3pm. Anyone who wants a stall or car boot pitch should contact Angie Holland on 0161 499000.

 

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.  Read More…

Theatre trip is just champion for St Paul’s pupils

Optimized-20150331_163226Pupils from Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe enjoyed a brilliant production of Danny the Champion of the World presented by the London Contemporary Theatre at Preston Guild Hall. 

The pupils were able to follow the journey of a young English boy, Danny, and his father William – the most exciting Dad a boy has ever had. The pair live in a caravan fixing cars for a living. His Dad has a secret hobby though of partaking in poaching pheasants.

When Hazell, a local developer, wants to take over the land their garage is on trouble ensues but Danny rises to the occasion, and him and his Dad come up with a most exciting plan. This will help make him become Danny the Champion of the World.

“The pupils really enjoyed the play which was based on Roald Dahl’s famous book,” said Ms Laura Huddleston from Saint Paul’s. “The script was fantastic and the acting was superb. The pupils have been talking about it ever since.”

“Danny the Champion of the World is one of Roald Dahl’s best loved books and the children were really looking forward to seeing it on stage and it certainly lived up to their high expectations, “commented Mrs Fiona Minshall, Head Teacher at Saint Paul’s. “The production was amazing bringing the book to life and firing the pupils’ imaginations.”

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