Some Extra Special Cards for Christmas!

10th December 2018

Here is just a selection of the amazing Christmas cards created by pupils at our Royal School Manchester.  Each one is as unique as the child who designed it!

Art is a big part of learning at Seashell Trust. For children who may have difficulties communicating by speech, it can offer a great way to express themselves. In creating these special cards, our pupils let their imaginations run wild, made decisions and developed their confidence and creativity.

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Pictured is Michael Josephson with Seashell Trust students Lucas Lawrence and Rory Ashton and Seashell staff Genna Bland-Moore and Elicia Wilson

Star-studded ball raises £73,000 - what an early Christmas gift

10th December 2018

Manchester businessman Michael Josephson MBE dropped into Seashell Trust to meet the students and hand over a cheque for an extraordinary £73,567.

Michael is a long-term supporter of ours and the money was raised at the society philanthropist’s glamorous summer event at the Hilton Deansgate in Manchester city centre.

Around 400 guests, including Hollywood actor Warwick Davies and stars from Coronation Street and Hollyoaks, were entertained by popstar Lulu.

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Cherylee Houston with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Cherylee Houston

06th December 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 has marked its 10-year milestone by announcing Coronation Street star and disability advocate Cherylee Houston as our ambassador this year.

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Nigel Finch with his quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Nigel Finch

05th December 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!

We like to think of Seashell Trust volunteers as one big extended family and for the Finches from Wilmslow, volunteering really does run in the family.

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Lynne Thompsonn with her quote about Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust's 10 out of 10: Lynne Thompson

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!

There are very few people who can claim to have a stronger connection to Seashell Trust than Lynne Thompson.

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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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