Chaplaincy

CHAPLAINCY

The Chaplaincy at Hope Academy is the heart of the school. It is from here that we strive to live out our mission of working together to inspire excellence guided by Christian values. The spirit of chaplaincy is embedded throughout the school as pupils are encouraged to help others through volunteer work, charity work, and in their actions around school and the wider world.

CHRISTIAN LIFE

There are a number of Christian Services throughout the school year, starting with a Joint Denominational Welcome Service for the Year 7s in October which welcomes them into the school community and anticipates the talents and skills we will nurture: “Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16).

There are services at both Christmas and Easter at our local churches and a host of events that pupils can be involved in as can be seen from our Chaplaincy Calendar:

September

 

 

Welcome Y7 students

Enrichment Fair

Y5/6 Open Day

Macmillan Community Coffee Morning

Launch Harvest Appeal

Lourdes Pilgrimage Promotion.

October

 

Y7 Welcome Service

Launch Faith in Action Award

Gideons’ presentation to all of Y7.

November

Remembrance Day Commemorations

Represent the Academy at the Earlestown Remembrance Parade

Y7 Retreat Days with the Animate Youth Team

Christmas Journey at All Saints Church

December

Nugent Light Up A Life Service

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Lunch for Students and Staff

Carols by Candlelight

Student services at St Peters Church

January

Holocaust Memorial Week

Holocaust Memorial Commemoration at St. Helens Town Hall  

February

Ash Wednesday

Lent fundraising appeal

March

Easter Journey at St. Johns Church

April

Journey through Holy Week for Y7

Windows of Worth Y7 Conference at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

May

Christian Aid Week

June

Nugent Good Shepherd Mass

Y6 Transition Days

July

Year 5 Ethos Days

Graduation Ceremonies

Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes for Y10+

 

CHARITY WORK

Here at Hope Academy we work closely with a number of charities. We make sure we work with a variety of local, national and international charities, such as St. Helens Food Bank, Warrington and Halton Hospital, Nugent, Christian Aid, Macmillan Cancer Support, Pearl of Africa, Laughter Africa to name a few. We have a dedicated team of fundraisers in each year group who go above and beyond to help others.

CONTACT

Email: kasia.boydell@sthelens.org.uk

Phone: 01744 617930

Twitter: @HopeChaplain

 

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