Hayden Larder with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Hayden Larder

29th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Many people who start off volunteering at Seashell Trust find they love it so much they decide to join us full-time.

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Seashell Trust Christmas Raffle

27th November 2018

Have you got your tickets for Seashell Trust’s Christmas Raffle?  This could be a Christmas to remember if you win one of our amazing prizes, which include £250 of Amazon vouchers, two prizes of £100 each, Boohoo vouchers and many more to be announced.  We’d like to thank Amazon and Boohoo for generously donating their vouchers as prizes.

Whether you’re lucky or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that every penny raised in raffle ticket sales will go towards Seashell Trust and the children and young people with complex needs who achieve so much with our support.

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Shaquille Omonijo-Awofolu and his quote re Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Shaquille Omonijo-Awofolu

27th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Seashell is a springboard for each of our students to reach their full potential beyond the time they are with us and become ‘valued and valuable members of their communities’.

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Seashell Trust Quote graphic featuring pic of Julie Besbrode

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Julie Besbrode

22nd November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Businesswoman Julie Besbrode has her sights firmly fixed on Seashell’s exciting future after the charity’s transformation in the last decade.

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Student Elliot Smith's quote and his picture

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Elliot Smith

21st November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

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Quote:  Seashell Trust is providing tailored specialist education and a comfort zone for these special people with a picture of Sofia Gawlyk

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Sofia Gawlyk

20th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Sofia Gawlyk has been part of Seashell’s family since she was two years old. Next year she is planning to move from our special school to college.

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Giant sculpture of a bee is back at Seashell Trust

Seashell is buzzing about the return of Shellbee, our Bee in the City

16th November 2018

Seashell Trust has been a hive of activity in preparation for the return of its acclaimed Bee in the City.

It was enjoyed by thousands of visitors over the summer at the Royal Exchange theatre in Manchester’s city centre as the only bee on the trail with an inside location.

The 101 sculptures were then shown off in a full swarm for the last time at the National Cycling Centre’s Velodrome before either being auctioned off for Lord Mayor of Manchester’s We Love MCR Charity or returning to their community makers.

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Venika Mulchand with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Venika Mulchand

14th November 2018

To celebrate our decade as Seashell Trust, we are sharing ten top people who have been at the heart of our family during the last ten years – staff, volunteers, supporters and most importantly our extraordinary students and their families.

Let us know who else you think is 10 out of 10!

Businesswoman Venika Mulchand has been involved with Seashell Trust since 2004. She is a volunteer, supporter of the annual Seashell ball and fundraiser extraordinaire.

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Cheadle and Gatley JFC players and coaches all throwing footballs up in the air celebrating on Seashell Trust's 3G pitch

Junior footballers are having a ball on Seashell Trust's new 3G pitch

13th November 2018

A new era of sport has kicked off at Seashell Trust.

The state-of-the-art 3G pitch has hosted its first footballers. Cheadle and Gatley JFC has moved its training sessions to our Stanley Road campus

The junior players, aged between 8 and 12, are taking advantage of the all-weather pitch.

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Seashell student claps in celebration

Happy birthday to us! Ten out of ten for decade as Seashell Trust

06th November 2018

Seashell Trust is ten today!

On November 7, 2008 the former Royal Schools for the Deaf, now a national centre of excellence in care and special education, took inspiration from its heritage and long-term logo - the conch shell, with the shape of the cochlear or inner ear.

The 185-year-old charity had expanded its original remit to such an extent it needed a new name to reflect its 21st century role working with children affected by some of the most complex disabilities in the country.

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Cyclists out on the Seashell Trust's sportive riding up a hill next to a cow.

Pedal power pushes cyclists to raise £17,000 in Seashell Sportive

06th November 2018

A record entry of over 320 riders signed up for this year’s Seashell charity cycling sportive and in the process raised over £17,000 for the charity’s work.

Starting from the Seashell Trust campus in Cheadle Hulme, the cyclists from across the North West, set off on four different riders. A 50km around the Cheshire countryside; a more challenging 70km one which took in a few hills in the Derbyshire Peak; a 100km ride explored some of the amazing scenery in Staffordshire; and, the lung-busting £170km route ventured round all three counties taking in 16 listed hill climbs.

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Put Children at the Heart of Government Spending

23rd October 2018

In an open letter to Downing Street, more than 120 organisations, including Seashell Trust, have demanded that the Government recognise compelling evidence that the services and support that children and young people rely on are at breaking point.

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