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Pupils launch book to raise funds for hospice

Pupils launch book to raise funds for hospice

Pupils and staff at Eden Boys’ School, Preston have created a book filled with hope to raise funds for East Lancashire Hospice. The book, which is entitled ‘Inspire’, contains a collection of thoughtful poems and artwork which has been created exclusively by pupils...

Highfield pupils host virtual coffee morning

Highfield pupils host virtual coffee morning

Staff and pupils at Highfield Leadership Academy are holding a virtual coffee morning in aid Macmillan Cancer Support. Parents and pupils are asked to throw their support behind the cause by having a virtual ‘cuppa’ with Principal Andrew Galbraith and Year 11 pupil...

Highfield’s pupil heroes celebrated

Highfield’s pupil heroes celebrated

Pupils at Highfield Leadership Academy have been honoured for their hard work and dedication to the community during lockdown. Teachers and staff at the school in South Shore showed their appreciation for pupils who went the extra mile by personally taking prizes to...

Messages of hope to help tackle pandemic loneliness

Messages of hope to help tackle pandemic loneliness

Lockdown presented many challenges for families and individuals across the country with one of the most notable being the impact on the nation’s mental health. The combined issues of lockdown, social distancing, and the shielding of vulnerable members of society has...

Hygiene items donated to help support dignity during pandemic

Hygiene items donated to help support dignity during pandemic

During difficult times, basic hygiene can become a backseat luxury for many families. In response to the growing need in our communities, our Star Family Hubs provided toiletry and home hygiene supplies or vouchers to those in need. All our Hubs worked to supply these...

Hot meals prepared for needy in ‘food for all’ drive

Hot meals prepared for needy in ‘food for all’ drive

In addition to distributing food parcels and opening foodbanks, a key feature of many of our Star Family Hubs has been the preparation and distribution of freshly-cooked hot meals. School kitchens across the country were repurposed from providing school dinners to...

Star supports pupils nationwide to continue learning through lockdown

Star supports pupils nationwide to continue learning through lockdown

Throughout lockdown, Star established and supported a number of national initiatives to ensure that pupils are not disadvantaged academically or mentally by the crisis and its impact on their education. We have been humbled by the sacrifices made by parents to support...

Star schools establish foodbanks in response to pandemic

Star schools establish foodbanks in response to pandemic

Many Star Family Hubs have responded to the crisis by establishing foodbanks. The foodbanks give local families and vulnerable people more options in terms of selecting items they needed and gaining face-to-face support. Our foodbanks reported that their banks were...