Founded nine years ago by David Geldart the Bambisanani Partnership has gained charitable status from the Charities Commission.
The partnership has gained international acclaim for its work in one of South Africa most deprived areas using sport to promote education, health, leadership and global citizenship.
There was also national praise also for the achievement:
Bambisanani Partnership Registered Charity details [CHARITIES COMMISSION]
The Founding Trustees of the partnership are:
- Mrs Katie Campbell
- Mr Darren Beardsley
- Mr Duncan Baines
- Mr David Geldart
- Mrs Diane Maguire
- Mrs Barbara Pounder
Additionally the school has recently appointed Mrs Catherine Chattoe to coordinate the work of the partnership.
St. Mary's, Menston - Charitable Status for work in South Africa [DIOCESEOFLEEDS.ORG.UK]
David Thorpe has recently joined the Bambisanani Partnership charity Board of Trustees. A former St. Mary’s Menston student, David attended the London School of Economics before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant.
Friday night was another successful Bambisanani Quiz Night. It was a change of venue this year but just as much fun was had.
Primary schools in our Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust are going to raise money for a sock appeal.
David Geldart, the founder and Chairman of the multi-award winning Bambisanani Partnership, was recently invited to speak at the Australian Council for Health and Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER) International Conference at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, Australia
Lucy Hings and Lily Humphreys (Year 13) gave an informative talk to the members of The Rotary Club of Aireborough on 27 November 2018 at Horsforth Golf Club.
“Volunteering Work in South Africa reaches new heights”
This year the Bambisanani Partnership became involved in the British Council and Premier League Premier Skills initiative.
We're so proud of our 2017 South Africa Visit St. Mary's students who were honoured at today's #DianaAwardNorth event