St. Anselm's Catholic School

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28/02/2020

At St Anselm's we are aware of the fact that the life of a Young Carer can be reduced to working and caring 24/7 for a parent, sibling or other relative. Mindful of the famous adage, "all work without play makes Jack a dull boy", we create opportunities for our Young Carers to be able to achieve their full potential socially. One such opportunity we provide, at the request of Young Carers, is our termly lunchtime "Young Carers Game Session".

 

 

Young Carers Assembly

Between the 23rd January 2020 - 30th January 2020 the Young Carers Ambassadors of St Anselm's Catholic School Canterbury prepared and delivered their assembly to the entire school community; staff and students.

Held annually, this is an opportunity for the Young Carers to educate the staff and students on the work they do in their day to day lives especially the joys and they challenges that go with this.

Find below a few photos that capture some parts of these assemblies..

Past Events

Our Ambassadors

The Staff and Students of St Anselm Catholic School Canterbury had an opportunity to learn and reflect on the day to day life and challenges of a Young Carer.

This was thanks to the bravery and the collective effort of the following Young Carers Ambassadors.

We render immense gratitude to them, for their readiness to share their unique and touching experiences eloquently and with a smile on their faces.

The Young Carers Assembly Week this year , which coincided with the Young Carers Awareness Week, was a huge success and will forever be remembered in this school community.

Award

St.Anselm's has recently received this award in recognition for its developing support for the young carers within our community.

We are grateful and inspired to continue with our work

Award Certificate

Try Angle Award

E.C of St Anselm's Catholic School is shown receiving her award from Try Angle Awards Evening. She received the Canterbury & District Award for Young Carer/Good Friend.

Imago

"We are a social action organisation delivering diverse services and supporting individuals, organisations and communities across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London."

Amazon Smile - Imago

Imago is now listed as a charitable organisation on Amazon Smile.

Help contribute towards the wonderful work they are doing with Young Carers.

How?

  • Simply create an Amazon account if you don't already have one
  • sign on to: smile.amazon.co.uk
  • Choose from the name of the charity you wish to support from the drop down list
  • Now 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products will go to your chosen charity.

Carers Support

"We aim to ensure Carers are recognised, listened to, and offered information and support that is focused on their own needs and wellbeing, enabling them to continue care, where they choose to do so."

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Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address Barham Court, Teston, Kent, ME18 5BZ.
St Anselm's Catholic School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.