We are pleased to be now in the third year of a partnership with City Gates Academy in the Philippines. City Gates is a charitable church school, registered with the British Council, that provides education for some of the poorest children from Manila's slums. Established in 2005, the school offers education to nursery, infant and now some junior aged children too.
We have fundraised on behalf of City Gates at our Christmas Nativity performances in the past and will again be fundraising on their behalf during the Key Stage 1 Nativity performance on Wednesday 6th December 2017. We, and City Gates themselves, are very grateful for the generosity of our parents and visitors.
With moneys raised, we have in the past purchased vital educational resources for the children of City Gates Academy, these are items that are difficult and expensive to source in the Philippines themselves. We hope to continue our support of this valuable and worthy school.
The Head Teacher of City Gates, Miss Lynette Orange, has previously visited All Saints school and led an assembly about her vital work. We aim to maintain this important partnership which offers our own children opportunities for broader curriculum enrichment and international awareness.
This partnership has played a key part in leading to All Saints and Sharnford primary schools pursuing and successfully achieving the Foundation Level British Council International School Award.
Many thanks to all who have supported us in this partnership and achievement.