Old Trafford Community Academy’s Enterprise Week raises over £300 for Manchester South Foodbank

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Old Trafford Community Academy in Stretford has raised £317 in profit during their enterprise week this May for Manchester South Foodbank.

Throughout Enterprise Week, each year group was given a budget of £30 to create and sell items to parents and the community. The students displayed impressive entrepreneurial skills and creativity, turning their initial budgets into a significant contribution to a worthy cause.

The winning year group this year was Year 2, who crafted and sold bracelets, contributing an impressive £75 to the total profit.

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Following the successful week, the school had the pleasure of welcoming Heidi Exell from the Manchester South Foodbank for an assembly. During the assembly, Heidi expressed her gratitude to the students and staff for their generosity and support, highlighting the impact of their donation on the local community.

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Jason Chadwick, Deputy Headteacher at Old Trafford Community Academy, said: “Enterprise Week is not just about raising money; it's about teaching our students the value of hard work, creativity, and giving back to the community.

“We are incredibly proud of what they have achieved and grateful for the support from parents and staff."

Old Trafford Community Academy forms part of Focus-Trust. This primary school trust is based in the North West of England and West Yorkshire with a vision of providing ‘great schools at the heart of our communities’ where children thrive, achieve and succeed.

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