SCHOOL NEWS: Robert Blake students coin in festive cash for charity
CHRISTMAS fun has come early to hundreds of Bridgwater students, parents and the community with an annual school fair raising more than £1,300 for charities.
Robert Blake Science College students enjoyed huge amounts of festive cheer and festive fun with their annual Christmas Fair - raising more than £1,300 for charities including Children in need, Children’s Hospice South West, Sight Savers and Cancer Research.
Students created stalls hosted by professionals to show off to hundreds of visitors.
There was a house stall competition with houses getting into the Christmas spirit and showing fabulous teamwork with students selling cakes, handmade cards, personalised baubles and creating fabulous games that were enjoyed by all ages.
The school’s green fingers club raised money by selling home-made chutneys and jams and of course their beautiful plants that they have nurtured so well.
Children from a variety of schools showed off their entries to a competition with winning creations including a 3ft snowman made form plastic cups, a ginger bread house fit for Bake Off and phenomenal cakes in the shape of Father Christmas, Rudolph and a Snowman.
Headteacher Deb Loveridge said: “Well done everyone involved and thank you to so many for helping raise more than £1,300 for charities and having lots of fun in the process.
“A huge thanks to local businesses for providing generous prizes for the competitions; which included Berry’s Coaches, New Look, Court Street Kids, Hooks of Bridgwater, Celebrations South West, Bicycle Chain, Top Gift, Scott Cinemas, Sarah Hodge Hair, Coffee #1, The McMillan Theatre, Unique Fashions, Earth Station and Visit Bath.”
PHOTOS: Christmas fun at the Robert Blake Science College in Bridgwater.
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