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Holy Family Roman Catholic Primary School

Through Work, Through Worship, Through Witness


Great Gates Road, Kirkholt, Rochdale, OL11 2DN

(01706) 640480



School Council 2022-23

Meet the team:

Year 6: Precious and Nathan

Year 5: Corey and Gama

Year 4:  Regan, Jolina, Aaleeyah, Izabela and Hanna

Year 3: Al-Ameen

Roles within the team:

Chairman - Corey, Vice-Chairman - Gama, Secretary - Nathan, Vice-Secretary - Al-Ameen, Treasurer - Jolina, Vice-Treasurer - Izabela

Spokespersons - Regan, ICT Coordinator- Hanna, Noticeboards - Precious, Collator - Aaleeyah

We meet every Wednesday in Year 3 classroom.

Autumn term 2022

Our 'Macmillan Event' was very successful and with our families kind and generous donations we raised £268.00.

Our Sweet and chocolate stall at the Christmas Fair raised £176.00, this money has supported 'Petrus' our local homeless charity.

Achievements for Autumn term 2022: We have raised £444.00 for a national and a local charity.

What a fantastic way to end the Autumn term, winning the 'Caritas Catholic Social Teaching Award.' This award is given to those who recognise and help others in need. WELL DONE TO ALL OUR MEMBERS!

Thank you for your continued support.

We have worked with Mrs Collins and wrote a letter to local companies to ask politely for any donations for our Christmas Fair, we were inundated with lots of beautiful gifts. The PFA raffle raised £248.00 with these donations. Thank you to all our generous local companies for their kind donations.

Spring term 1 - 2023

A huge 'THANK YOU' for all your kind and generous donations for our local foodbank in Rochdale, the project was a great success.

Each member introduced themselves and explained their roles to Mr Hardiker, Rochdale Foodbank Warehouse Manager. Thank you Mr Hardiker, Mrs Entwistle, staff and volunteers for working with our team and long may your valued work continue.

Your donations will help over 125 families every day.

Spring Term 2

We have been working with our Chaplaincy Team to raise awareness and funds for the people of Turkey and Syria after the devastating earthquakes that happened 6th February 2023. We have teamed up with the Disaster Emergency Committee and created a JustGiving page. We have raised, with your kind donations, £154.00 in total. A big THANK YOU to all our families and friends and for your continuous support.

Thank you for your continued support.

Planned events:

We are coordinating the Borough of Rochdale Children's Champion and Deputy Champion 2023 with the ballot for potential candidates.

We are working in partnership with Rochdale Foodbank to design a window at their pick up point.

We are raising awareness and funds for the Air Ambulance Charity to help support them with their vital service in saving lives.

Summer Term 2022

We have purchased ‘child friendly parking cones' to ensure the safety of our children, parents/carers and families entering and leaving school premises on Great Gates Road. Thank you for your continued support in keeping this area clear of parking.  Thank you to Mrs Arnold and our Governors for the funds to purchase these.

School Council Achievements 2021-22

During the Autumn term we worked in partnership with Year Three (harvest) and coordinated all the donations with our Local Food Bank.

We hosted our annual Macmillan Cake Day and raised £294.02, working in partnership with our PFA.

We prepared, planned, organised and presented to the whole school in assembly information on our annual ‘NSPCC – Number Day’ and raised £102.22 with support

and kind donations from all of our children, parents/carers and staff.


Previous achievements and working partnerships:

We have supported the Digital Leaders with teaching Key Stage 1 & 2 about E-safety and how to keep safe on line.

We have raised money for McMillan Cancer and Fairtrade projects working alongside our PFA.

We have supported our local charity for the homeless-Petrus.  We collected kind donations of hats, scarves, gloves and socks.  We also raised funds by selling Christmas lollies.  Total raised £185.00

Seven members of our School Council successfully attended  Peer Mediation Training