Manning Station donates £10,000 to Leeds primary schools

Manning Stainton estate agents has donated thousands of pounds to primary schools across Leeds.

Thursday, 13th May 2021, 11:45 am
Children from Meanwood C of E Primary school showing off some of the books they’ve been able to buy with the money they received from Manning Stainton.

The estate agent donated £10,000 as part of its new Schools Support Fund, intended to help local primary schools enhance their pupils’ education following months of disruption due to the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 20 schools have been given the funding, including Meanwood C of E Primary, Kerr Mackie Primary, Primley Wood Primary, Bloomfield South SILC, Whitkirk Primary, Tranmere Park Primary, Oakwood Coop Academy and Beechwood Primary.

The money the estate agent has donated has been used by the schools to finance a huge variety of things, ranging from sensory equipment, mud kitchens, dens and books to forest school classes, Lego therapy and phonics catch-up sessions.

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Mark Manning, manging director of Manning Stainton said: “We’ve been blown away by the response to our Schools Support Fund and are absolutely delighted to have been able to help so many schools and pupils across the region.

“So many children have been affected by school closures over the past year, and schools are working really hard to make up for lost time in the classroom.

"Our support fund is still open, so if you work at a school and need financial support to fund something that will benefit your pupils, then please get in touch.”

Schools from Leeds, Wakefield and Wetherby can apply for donations to help finance equipment, materials and resources to help their pupils.

Manning Stainton is the city’s leading estate agent, with 19 sales and letting branches across Leeds, Wetherby and Wakefield.