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St Margaret of Scotland - Men's Breakfast: 27 November 2021

Amount raised 
£130.00

A really big thank you to the organisers and participants at the latest "Men's Breakfast" at St Margaret of Scotland Catholic Church for an insightful presentation by Peter Desmond on the sequel to COP 26, titled not unsurprisingly "COP 27 - The Sequel". Peter shared his life experience in faith and how this led him to work for a number of years on sustainable development - aka "The Circular Economy" - across Africa.

Cabbage Patch 10-mile run Sunday 17th October 2021

Amount raised 
£1180.00

Perfect running weather for this event - dry with the temperature in the mid-teens so no chance of heatstroke!. I completed the course in the official time of 1h 33m 37s and an age grading of 62.68%. I have it on good authority that anything over 60% is regarded as "good", so I am very pleased with my performance. Thanks to all those who came along to cheer on the runners, and also to those who have donated so far - your generosity is much appreciated by the pupils and staff of St Theresa's.

Thank you from the staff and children at St Theresa’s School, Uganda!

Thu, 08/10/2020 - 3:39pm

A huge thank you to our supporters for your ongoing generosity that has enabled the completion of the boys' dormitory, teachers’ quarters and laid the foundations of the girls' dormitory at St Theresa’s school.

We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to Christine Nyiraziraje, the Headteacher of St Theresa’s. Christine would like us to convey her gratitude for your support in completing these much-needed works.

Easter Greetings

Thu, 09/04/2020 - 9:56am

Dear Supporters,

With glorious sunshine and the spring flowers in full bloom, we approach Easter not with our usual expectation of coming out of the winter months into a beautiful Spring of new activity. Instead we stay indoors and hope that our loved ones stay safe in these uncertain times. 

We have heard from our contacts at St Theresa’s that they are following the ‘stay home, stay safe’ advice.  We trust that the children, their families and the staff remain safe and well during this time..

2020 Update

Thu, 13/02/2020 - 8:36am

An independent report from an experienced charity practitioner commissioned by GETA in April 2019 noted that St Theresa’s is a successful school with leavers’ examination results increasing each year, making it the most popular school in the diocese, and consequently heavily oversubscribed. It also emphasised the benefits our financial support has brought to the school community and concluded:

 “...I was impressed by what I saw and would recommend you continue with your support.”

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Tue, 17/12/2019 - 2:31pm

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