On 29 January, the Student Voice team and I launched a whole-school ‘Food Bank Project’ competition. Students and staff were asked to donate items, including tinned fruit and vegetables, pasta, sauces and toiletries. After just five days, we had received more than 250 donations—an amazing achievement. All of the donated items were delivered to Tranmere Rovers Football Club, where they were collected and distributed by a local charity.
Students who donated and supported the competition were invited to atch Tranmere Rovers FC vs Ebbsfleet United on the following Saturday. Everyone who attended had a fantastic afternoon and were allowed onto the pitch to have their picture taken after the final whistle.
Following on from the visit to Tranmere Rovers, Mark and Nicola Palios, chairman and vice-chairwoman of the club respectively, took time out of their busy schedules to visit the school, delivering assemblies to Years 7, 8 and 9. In addition to thanking students for the amazing food bank donations, they also talked about the qualities of leadership, endurance, aspiration and respect, and how they are important in running a club such as Tranmere Rovers.
Congratulations to Mr Ducker’s winning form, LJD, who were crowned form champions of the competition. In overall third place was Kolbe House, followed by Teresa House in second place, meaning that King House are the 2018 Food Bank Project competition champions!
A massive ‘thank you’ to all those who supported the competition.