Welcome to the Peace Mala School Blog, a place where schools involved with Peace Mala Accreditation can proudly share their Peace Mala related activities. Sam Whitehouse from Newall Green Primary School, Manchester, had the initiative to suggest creating this space for schools to share and celebrate their involvement with Peace Mala. We hope that it will…Read More Welcome to the Peace Mala School Blog!
All Cluster Schools with Textile Artist, Alice Kettle On Thursday 24th January, as a part of our Peace Mala and Rights and Respecting work, three of our Peace Mala Ambassadors and three of our Student Council joined a number of other schools in the local area, to begin an exciting new art project! The project…Read More Peace Ambassadors and Student Council Children join the Manchester’s Multi-Language Mushaira 2019 Creative Crew
As a part of our Peace Mala Commitments and Rights and Respecting Work, we have started working with an organisation called WE. WE Schools is an educational charity, aimed at empowering young people to take action against social issues. On Tuesday 20th November 2018, we attended our very first youth summit at Heald Place Primary School all to do…Read More St Agnes’ CE attend their first WE Youth Summit
We recently held a whole school Peace Mala event for Remembrance day at Newall Green primary school. We started with a whole school assembly where we thought about Remembrance and peace and held a minute’s silence. We then moved away into our year groups and worked on an activity together. In Nursery and Reception, they…Read More Newall Green celebrates Remembrance day
A couple of weeks ago, we were very lucky to be invited to Gorton Monastery to visit the bee we had created and to take part in the feast of St Francis. We took with us six of our peace pals who had a fantastic time exploring the Monastery and finding out more about its…Read More Newall Green visited Gorton Monastery
Last Friday saw staff and children baking, judging selling and eating cakes to raise money for McMillan. This was one of the charities who helped take care of Mr Whitehouse, so we decided that a Peacemala theme was fitting. Here are a few of our entries! We raised a whopping £870 for McMillan !!!Read More The Great Newall Green Bake Off!
St Agnes’ CE Primary Celebrated International Day of Peace As a part of our work towards our Peace Mala Accreditation, we celebrated International Day of Peace as a whole school. It was a special event which allowed the children the time to reflect on Peace and what it means to them. It also was a…Read More St Agnes’ CE Primary Celebrated International Day of Peace
The Foundation Phase had a wonderful time practising the Peace Mala anthem ‘One Light’.Read More ‘One Light’ @ Terrace Road
Newall Green Primary School blog for Peace Mala Sept 5th, 2018 It’s been a strange start to our school year. Sadness at the passing of our much-loved colleague and Peace Mala leader, Sam Whitehouse (pictured above with Clare Mullally, SENDCO), is gradually giving way to a focus on using the energy he lived his…Read More Saying Goodbye to Mr Whitehouse
During the Summer holidays, Manchester has been hosting the biggest ever Public Art Trail called “Bee in the City” and we are proud to announce that St Agnes’ Primary School is part of this trail. In the Summer term, we ran a design competition within school and own winning design came from Zymal in Year…Read More BEE in Manchester and spread the word of Peace Mala