It is with great sadness that we have to report that Martin Green, Head of PE and Sport, passed away yesterday following a year long battle with cancer.
Martin's outstanding contribution to life at St. Mary's is beyond measure. In 28 years of loyal and devoted service, he inspired both students and his colleagues to always be the best that they could be. Martin played a significant role in helping St. Mary's to become one of the most successful schools in the country.
His work in Physical Education and Sport gained national acclaim and he was always willing to share both his expertise and enthusiasm with colleagues at St. Mary's and beyond.
Martin's passion for education, devotion to the school and genuine concern for others will leave a lasting legacy at St. Mary's not just in terms of achievements or standards but more importantly by the example that he set and the values that he lived by. The school has been blessed in so many ways by this wonderful educator and kind person. He truly made a difference.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this highly respected, greatly admired and much loved colleague; may he rest in peace.
Funeral Arrangements to date: (updated 08:30 9/8/2014)
The funeral service will take place on Friday August 15 at St. Thomas' Church, Sutton In Craven at 10.45am followed by cremation at Oakworth Crematorium.
St. Thomas' Church
Sutton-in-Craven (near Keighley)
Parking will be difficult. Please arrive early and park in the village.
Following the Cremation Service a reception will be held at the nearby Newsholme Manor. All welcome.
Family flowers only please but donations would be appreciated to Cancer Research UK. A box will be provided at the church for this purpose or may be sent to:
St. Mary's Menston
Book of Condolence
A St. Mary's Menston book of condolence has been made available in the school Chapel. The school Chapel will be open on A-level and GCSE results days (Thursday 14 August and Thursday 21 August) for students, colleagues, parents and carers to pay their respects.
Messages of condolence would also be greatly appreciated via email to St. Mary's firstname.lastname@example.org