More Good News from Co-op Academies Trust
The last few months have been hard, scary and strange.
We are so proud of our academies and the amazing work they have been doing.
In the middle of all this, they have still managed to create some good in the world. And we would like to share that with you…
Pupils at Co-op Academy Oakwood have continued to show their support for key workers and the NHS. Including pupil Amelia who took part in a 24 hour jumpathon, inspired by Captain Tom Moore.
— Co-op Academy Oakwood (@coopoakwood) May 22, 2020
Colleagues and students at Co-op Academy Walkden took part in a #DoTheDistance challenge-
And the winners of #dothedistance Staff vs Students…
— Mr A Tobutt PE (@MrTobutt_PE) May 12, 2020
And Co-op Academy Smithies Moor organised an indoor Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for the NHS and school uniforms.
Lots of preparation going on in the Academy today ready for the Three Peaks Challenge which takes place tomorrow. We are busy raising money for the NHS and school uniforms. pic.twitter.com/oneWQxMs31
— Co-op Academy Smithies Moor (@coopsmithies) May 14, 2020
Colleagues at Co-op Academy Leeds helped out in their communities-
Monica Kapoor (Science teacher and pharmacist) is spending her non-teaching hours supporting a local pharmacy getting patients onto the electronic repeat dispensing system.
Sharleen Shaw and Ann McKelvey have been visiting many local care homes with biscuits and thank you cards.
Jeremy Bennett has been working with Leeds Dads, delivering food to vulnerable families in Harehills.
Catherine Glover has been doing shopping for local shielding neighbours and Frankie Reed made a cake for a neighbour who was turning 70 on her own.
Tanya Wheatley has been continuing to make PPE equipment at home, started a free library outside her house for all neighbours and been food shopping for neighbouring family who are shielding.
Carol Hurley and family baked cakes for neighbours celebrating VE day.
Co-op Academy Bebington’s baby chicks and ducklings have been growing-
The nursery is quite busy at the moment with Charlotte the orphan mallard, Ruazilla the random egg duck and the three maran /legbar chicks! pic.twitter.com/mZUtRiiNUH
— Coop Academy Bebington School Farm (@FarmBebington) May 25, 2020
Teacher Tom Smith at Co-op Academy Failsworth took part in a virtual 550 mile charity bike ride, raising money for Alzheimer’s Society and Dementia Friendly Keighley.
Co-op Academy Broadhurst pupils, in school and at home, took part in Skills Week-
During skills week, children in Y2 were learning how to wash and prepare fruit for a fruit salad, learning how to make a sandwich from scratch, planting and watering plants and even learning how to wrap dad's birthday presents! #veryproudteacher pic.twitter.com/xowLvKpExb
— Co-op Academy Broadhurst (@BroadhurstPS) June 3, 2020
Check out their twitter to see what else they got up to.
Pupils across our academies got busy in their gardens-
— Co-op Academy Oakwood (@coopoakwood) May 18, 2020
— Co-op Academy Brownhill (@brownhillleeds) May 19, 2020
Back at school, our bees are doing well pic.twitter.com/vJVWhrBNg7
— Co-op Academy Manchester (@CoopManchester) May 5, 2020
And Co-op Academy Friarswood got creative with what they found outside-
— Co-op Academy Friarswood (@CFriarswood) May 21, 2020
We launched #MyGreenChange Month, encouraging everyone to make small changes to help the environment-
Happy June everyone!! June 5th is #WorldEnvironmentDay2020 Why not make some changes (small or big) to your lives that will benefit the future of our environment. Let us know what you change at #mygreenchange 🌳🌊🐸🚮😍 pic.twitter.com/kv8qqNSmxC
— Co-op Academy Grange (@coopgrange) June 1, 2020
— Mr Green The Science Machine (@ngreenscience) June 4, 2020
We are so proud of our academies and the work they are doing. It’s not been easy, but they have acted like true co-operators.