Bring a Bee to Blackpool
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8th October 2018

On 22 May 2017 a bomb exploded at Manchester Arena killing 22 people and injuring many more.  Sadly, Jane Tweddle was amongst the 22 people killed in the attack.  Jane was the face and heart of our community here at South Shore academy. Not only did Jane work at the academy but also was a very dear friend, colleague and loving Mother.

As part of Jane’s remembrance, we would like to do something special. The Academy would like to show their love, support and solidarity for her and we ask that the local community get behind us in bringing a ‘bee’ to Blackpool.

 ‘The bee is closely associated with Manchester, and has gained extra significance following the Manchester Arena bomb attack of May 22, 2017’.

We were recently contacted by a local business (Pastels) to support in raising funds for an excellent charity that is so very close to our hearts.  Dozens of bee sculptures, which formed an art trail in Manchester during the summer, are to be auctioned this month and South Shore Academy are very proud to be given the opportunity to raise monies for a bee sculpture in memory of Jane.

Students and staff have thought of a number of ways to raise money to enable us to bring a bee to South Shore academy. Next week during school we will be holding Raffles, Sporting events, Cake sales, Car washes, Coffee Morning, Sponsored silence, Bake offs, Spelling Bee and much more.  We have also set up a just giving page so please visit and give what you can for this very deserving cause.

To Dontate towards bringing a Bee to Blackpool please click on the Go Fund Me link below.

Go Fund Me Page