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]
An eight-year-old football fan has inspired a campaign to take the beautiful game to Africa.
Libby took part in the St. Mary’s 2018 visit to South Africa.
FA Level 1 Coaching Course Achievement.
Dr Chris Rowley has become the first person to complete the London Marathon in aid of the Bambisanani Partnership.
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