Posts in «Big Sister» category

Big Sister Rollout

December 2013 saw the successful culmination of our third Big Sister programme when our twenty brave Little Sisters from Harrop Fold School made a big, joyful splash at their graduation. In a lively ceremony, hosted by the University of Salford at their Media City studios, the girls celebrated their achievement gleefully with songs, speeches, certificates […]

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Fashion Fun

Fashion is high on the agenda for a lot teenagers – and our Little Sisters are no exception. So you can imagine the excitement when the fabulous ASDA Big Sisters brought along the GEORGE autumn collection for a creative workshop to Oasis Academy School in Oldham during August. They started by telling the story of […]

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Arriving in style with Bentley!

A fleet of Bentleys turned up to take 19 young ladies to a beauty salon and then on to a very special occasion. Can you guess what it was? Yes! It was the Graduation ceremony for the girls who have just completed the second Big Sister programme at Sir William Stanier School in Crewe. We […]

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Choice not Chance

There’s currently much of talk about the fact that company boards are overwhelmingly dominated by men but, whatever is being done to redress the balance, it obviously isn’t working. Research from the Cranfield School of Management shows that board level appointments of women at FTSE 100 firms has actually slumped to only 17% of the […]

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A Winning Combination

Fans will be envious of the year 11 girls from Sir William Stanier School who were given silver VIP tickets for the match on Saturday when Crewe Alexandra beat Scunthorpe by one goal to nil. The Club is enthusiastic about supporting the Big Sister mentoring programme and, for the second year running, has generously hosted […]

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Big Sister Crewe 2 – up & running

Great news and great fun as our second Girls Out Loud Big Sister mentoring programme in Crewe was official launched last week at Sir William Stanier Community School in Crewe. Crewe Mayor Cllr Roy Cartlidge made a speech and presented each of the girls who will be taking part with a goodie bag to welcome […]

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Big Sister Graduation

We’ve just celebrated the culmination of the Big Sisters year-long mentoring programme – and we all made sure it was a day to remember. Before the graduation ceremony the Girls were invited to South Cheshire College where, after being served lunch, they were treated to a pampering session which included hairdressing and makeovers. So they […]

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Football Special

Yes, the Big Sister programme is based on one-to-one mentoring sessions but there’s a lot more to it than that: football, for example. Crewe Alexandra generously invited the girls and their Big Sisters to be VIP guests at their home match against Wimbledon on Saturday 25th February. Apart from the excitement of the match, this […]

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