Seashell News - Our focus throughout lockdown

08th October 2020

Seashell's Autumn/Winter 2020 newsletter is out!

Seashell is dedicated to supporting our children and young people and we have been bowled over by the support we have had throughout lockdown, both financially and through donations of PPE equipment, hand sanitiser, bedding and food (as well as treats for our hard-working staff).

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Vernon Building Society Community Awards

14th September 2020

Seashell Trust are so excited to have been shortlisted as one of the final 14 Stockport organisations to win a grant from the Vernon Building society Community Awards. To be amongst such amazing local organisations is a real privilege.


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Tayroc Supporting Seashell

25th August 2020

We are excited to announce that Tayroc have chosen Seashell Trust as their first Charity for their new CSR Campaign - Do Good and Donate.

So if you want a new watch that is both stylish and affordable then head over to their site and take a look at what's on offer. 

When you reach the checkout you can then vote for Seashell and a portion of their profits will then be donated.

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Vote for Seashell Trust This August in the Discount Promo Codes Charity Poll

04th August 2020

This August, we are so excited to have been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from the Discount Promo Codes monthly charity poll, where we have a chance of winning 20% of their profits for this month. There are three charities taking part so we really need your support.

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'Team Hotel' tackle the English Channel in bid to raise funds for Seashell Trust

24th July 2020

Four brave individuals are gearing up to swim the English Channel on 16 August 2020, all to raise vital funds for Seashell Trust.

Gemma Hodgson, James Lord and Andrew Mossford, from Together Money, and Daniel Owen-Parr, from VAS Group, will take on the Channel as part of a four man relay. The four will be following the original Captain Webb rules during the swim, including no wetsuits or flotation aids, and aim to complete the relay in around 15 hours.

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Chair of Seashell

Sanders takes over as Seashell Chair

29th June 2020

Seashell has appointed Dr David Sanders as Chair of the Board of Directors after Robina Shah stepped down this week.

Robina, who had been Chair since 2019, handed over the post to Dr David Sanders at a meeting of the board.

David, a management consultant with a prestigious career in education, had previously chaired the Seashell Safeguarding Board, and has served Seashell for more than 13 years.  He takes over the post as chair with immediate effect.

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Seashell signs deal with Bloor Homes

08th June 2020

Seashell signs deal with Bloor Homes for New Homes in Cheadle Hulme

Seashell has today announced that it has agreed the sale of land to housebuilders Bloor Homes who are to build new homes in Cheadle Hulme.

The Trust, which last month secured planning permission for a new school, campus and 325 new homes following an appeal to the Secretary of State, has agreed a deal which will see Bloor Homes buy a piece of land owned by the Trust and develop the houses on the site.

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Seashell given green light for new school and campus

22nd April 2020

We are absolutely delighted with today’s decision published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government which sees the Planning Inspectorate allowing our appeal and granting planning permission for Seashell’s new school and campus.

All of our team at Seashell are currently working incredibly hard to manage the needs of our children and young people in the challenging circumstances created by the global pandemic and that will remain our focus for as long as is needed, but this decision paves the way for a new, positive direction for Seashell.

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Seashell Trust receives IiV award

03rd March 2020

We are delighted to announce that Seashell Trust has received the renewal of the Investors in Volunteers (IiV) award, following an assessment of our volunteering programme on site. IiV is the UK quality standard for good practice when managing volunteers in various roles and Seashell is proud to maintain a high quality volunteering programme.

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Stars of business get their sparkle on for charity

25th February 2020

Strictly Seashell returns in 2020 for its third year and the mystery stars of the Seashell show were officially unveiled at a glitzy launch night held at Boodles in Manchester on Thursday. With tables already sold out and training well under way, the 9 leaders willing to put their reputations on the line this year have officially been revealed as:

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No decision as yet on planning appeal

19th February 2020

We are very disappointed not to have received a decision on our planning appeal which was due to be decided by 13 February 2020.

This delay means that our children and young people will have to wait even longer for the school and campus redevelopment that is so desperately needed and we have written to the Government to ask that the decision be made as soon as possible.

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Autism Accreditation Advanced Status

27th January 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Seashell's Royal School Manchester and Children’s Residential Services have been awarded Advanced Status through the National Autistic Society’s Autism Accreditation programme.

Autism Accreditation recognised in particular that Seashell offers high quality, personalised programmes of educational and therapeutic support, with autism specific practices firmly embedded, whilst also noting that our individual curriculum approach ensures that teaching and learning takes into account our children and young people’s interests and development needs.

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