Preschools open

All our preschools have restarted now after being closed for Covid-19.

Naomi Booth :: Monday 8th March 2021 :: This Story

Each week there is a theme that is followed and recently it was making and flying kites. Gross Motor skills, hand-eye coordination, following instructions, sharing, creativity and confidence are some of the early year's skills involved in the art of kite flying. Our students had great fun with their kites!

Kites Kites in the classroom Kites Kites in the classroom

5th OST Quiz Night

We invite you to sign up for our 5th Lockdown Ocean Stars Quiz.

Naomi Booth :: Wednesday 3rd March 2021 :: This Story

Picture: /files/latest-news/419/w288/zoom-quiz-march-25th-compressed-1.jpgThis may well be the last quiz in this format so let's see if we can get a record number of screens!!

Thank you to everyone who has taken part so far and supported our work during these challenging times.

Here's to happier and brighter times ahead!

Preschools open for 2021

Most Ocean Stars Lanka preschools started on Monday 18th January.

Naomi Booth :: Monday 25th January 2021 :: This Story

Most Ocean Stars Lanka preschools started on Monday 18th January and those that were unable to do so because of flooding started back today Monday 25th January.

The children were delighted to receive their new uniforms and school bags. Thanks to everyone who has participated in our UK online fundraising events which have enabled our children to have uniforms and bags.

We wish all our staff a successful academic year 2021 amidst COVID 19 restrictions and difficulties.

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Ocean Stars Lanka teachers travelled to Batticaloa...

for a training day and to collect uniforms and school bags for the preschool students and their own workbag and uniform saree.

Naomi Booth :: Monday 18th January 2021 :: This Story

Picture: /files/latest-news/417/w288/uniform-distribution-1.jpgOcean Stars Lanka teachers travelled to Batticaloa for a training day and to collect uniforms and school bags for the preschool students and their own workbag and uniform saree. Contracts were signed by all teachers for the academic year 2021.

They also had refresher training on using tablets in their classrooms as well as on the Assessment Tool which will commence in march 2021 As always the teachers were very grateful to Ocean Stars Lanka and UK for providing uniforms and school bags and supporting them with training so they're able to deliver a high-quality education for their students.

All our events are conducted in small groups observing strict Covid protocols.

 

Meet the Ocean Stars Lanka Team!

Watch our New Year Video!

Naomi Booth :: Friday 8th January 2021 :: This Story

We Wish all our friends and supporters a Happy and Peaceful Christmas Day 2020

Thank you for all your support

Naomi Booth :: Thursday 24th December 2020 :: This Story

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Thank you for all your support!

Why not buy a gift for Christmas with Ocean Stars Trust...

...and support our work empowering children through education in Sri Lanka?

Naomi Booth :: Monday 14th December 2020 :: This Story

Picture: /files/latest-news/413/w288/playtime-bubbles.jpgA range of gifts are available from school uniforms and school bags to bicycles and boats

You can also shop at Amazon Smiles and nominate Ocean Stars Trust as your chosen charity.

Please go to our website and click on Support Ocean Stars / Buy a Gift, to order online. 

So, hurry over to our Gift Catalogue and place your orders and transform lives. Thank you!

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250 challenge update!

Find out how supporters are raising funds and how you can join in!

Naomi Booth :: Thursday 3rd December 2020 :: This Story

 

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Wendy's Challenge

Wendy is making 250 masks and they are on sale for £3 a mask. If you would like to support Wendy and buy a masks as Christmas presents then please email us...

Wendy has now made £250 on her challenge and is carrying on her challenge. So if you would like to treat someone to an Ocean Stars mask over Christmas then please contact us on oceanstarstrust@gmail.com

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The Engin Family Update

Having completed the challenge successfully and raised over £600 for Ocean Stars the Engin family are now doing the challenge again to raise more funds for Ocean Stars. Thank you!

You can support the Engin family through JustGiving on:

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/enginfamily

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Donald &Jennifer Update

Donald and Jennifer from Belfast are cycling 250 miles. They have cycled to Nendrum and old monastic site and many of the islands on Strangford Loch, Lisburn, and the Lagan Towpath. Keep cycling Donald and Jennifer!!

Donald and Jennifer have raised £571 and are still cycling! Thank you!

You can support Donald and Jennifer through JustGiving on:

http://www.justgiving.com/jennifer-and-donald

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Adriana Rodrigues Oswald

I am doing the 250- Rep challenge.

250 reps of bodyweight exercise every day for the next 21 days to help Ocean Stars Trust raise £10,000 for their work in Sri Lanka through education and social enrichment, sharing friendship, hope and joy. Ocean Stars is looking to raise funds to supply uniforms and school bags for 1,000 children as well as resources for 26 preschools across the country.

I'm hoping you can help me do my part in donating in sponsor of my efforts to help the charity offer communities in Sri Lanka a route out of poverty by supporting a range of educational and livelihood projects.

I 'm hoping you can help me do my part in helping the charity offer communities in Sri Lanka a route out of poverty. Any little bit helps!

I have raised £280 so far. Thank you for everyone who has supported me.

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/adriana-rodrigues1





Seasons Greetings 2020

We are incredibly grateful for your support in 2020...

Naomi Booth :: Tuesday 1st December 2020 :: This Story

Picture: /files/latest-news/411/w288/christmas-greetings.jpgDear friends of Ocean Stars Trust.

As 2020 draws to a close we are incredibly grateful indeed to you for supporting us during what has turned out to be a challenging and difficult year for us all. As we approach our 16th year of operation the future is unknown. We hope that vaccination will be found for COVID-19 and we will be able to resume our lives. Thank you for your donations, for supporting our online appeals and fundraising events.

We wish you a safe, peaceful and restful Christmas and New Year.

From everyone at Ocean Stars UK and Ocean Stars Lanka.

If you would like to donate over this Christmas period, why not buy a gift from our gift catalogue to support our work in Sri Lanka.

Visit our Gift catalogue

Support Ocean Stars with AmazonSmile

Shop with Amazon? Why not nominate Ocean Stars Trust to be your nominated charity...

Naomi Booth :: Monday 16th November 2020 :: This Story

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This is a great opportunity for Ocean Stars Trust to increase AmazonSmile donations on this run-up to Christmas.

Simply shop at smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1110022-0 or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon Shopping app, and AmazonSmile donates to Ocean Stars Trust at no extra cost.

Thank you for thinking of Ocean Stars :-)

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