Welcome to your new school council for
2018 / 2019
Taylor Wimpey is proud to leave a lasting legacy in Morpeth
Pupils from Morpeth All Saints C of E First School, in Morpeth, have been getting green-fingered by planting 250 daffodil bulbs at the homebuilders St Andrews Gardens development. The bulbs were planted with Taylor Wimpey North East as part of its national Proud campaign, demonstrating its ongoing commitment and pride in leaving a lasting legacy in the communities in which it build
The planting took place on Thursday 25tOctober and the bulbs are set to grow into a bright, floral tribute to the local area. As well as pupils of the Morpeth All Saints C of E First School, members of the local Taylor Wimpey team also joined in with the planting.
Sarah Northcott, sales and marketing director at Taylor Wimpey North East, says: “We are proud to be building a community at our St Andrews Gardens development in Morpeth and we want to leave a place that both our customers and local residents will enjoy long after we have finished building.
“We were thrilled to welcome the school council from Morpeth All Saints C of E First School to help with the planting and we hope that the bulbs will grow into a lovely display that people of Morpeth will admire in years to come.” Miss Halliday, headteacher at Morpeth All Saints C of E First School comments: “It’s great to see a company like Taylor Wimpey think about the wider community while they are building in the local area and leave something beautiful behind. We all loved getting to work with our spades and can’t wait to see the results.”
Further information about Taylor Wimpey’s St Andrews Gardens development can be found online at:
Taylor Wimpey UK, part of Taylor Wimpey plc, is one of the largest residential developers in the UK, developing new homes and communities across the country. Taylor Wimpey operates from 24 regional offices across England, Scotland and Wales and builds over 13,000 homes each year. Taylor Wimpey is a responsible homebuilder that is committed to health and safety, environmental sustainability, providing excellent customer service and engaging with local communities. Taylor Wimpey has a strong and sustainable customer base, with over 90% owner-occupiers. First time buyers accounted for 36% of Taylor Wimpey’s completions in 2015, with a range of offers available to help first time buyers purchase a home of their own.Taylor Wimpey’s Customer Service Charter is fully compliant with the 2010 ConsumerTaylor Wimpey does much more than build homes; it strives to make a positive contribution to both local communities and the local area. In 2015 Taylor Wimpey contributed over £335 million to local communities in which it builds across the UK via planning obligations, providing local infrastructure, affordable homes, public transport and education. Taylor Wimpey is committed to a continuous programme of engagement with local communities throughout the lifetime of a development. Taylor Wimpey actively seeks the views of local communities and other stakeholders, and develops a tailored planning and community engagement strategy for each site, working closely with communities and other local stakeholders throughout all aspects of the planning processTaylor Wimpey continues to innovate with its range of house designs on developments across the UK. Its range is designed to be high quality and extremely energy efficient. The house types are very flexible with different internal layouts and a wide range of exteriors that will complement local landscapes and streetscapes.
For further information please visit www.taylorwimpey.co.uk
In September each class elected two school councillors. They will be working hard over the coming months to help ensure your views and ideas are heard by staff in the school.
The school council will meet regularly to discuss how we can improve our school and help our community. If you have any ideas how we can make our school an even better to be, or how to help in the local community then please see your class school council representative.
The members of our school council can read the minutes from our meetings and check out the date and time of the next school council meeting by reading the'School Council Board' in the library.
Our School Council Supporting The Community
Our school council helped to plant Spring bulbs around Sanderson Arcade.
School Council 2017-2018 Minutes of Meetings
Earth Day 2017
The School Council will be taking a lead in organising a half day of activities / sessions to show why it is vital we look after our planet and what we can do at home and school to help our world. We are hoping to organise some guests so if any of you fabulous parents/ carers/ family members have any eco- warrior experience that you could share to inspire us then we'd love you to help! Please contact Mrs Thompson !
School Council Minutes of meetings held:
Our school is situated in attractive and extensive well maintained grounds in a small housing estate, Lancaster Park, which is north of the town of Morpeth. The school first opened in 1972 and was formerly known as Wansbeck St Aidan Church of England Aided First School until it was renamed in 2001.Read More of the school welcome page