photos: Burnham-On-Sea fundraisers support
BBC Children In Need
of pounds was raised for Children In Need across the Burnham-On-Sea
area on Friday (November 16th) during a series of fundraising
clubs and businesses joined in the annual BBC fundraising marathon.
Among them were pupils and staff at Brent Knoll Primary School,
right, who donated money so that they could come to school wearing
spots and striped clothes.
Headteacher Karen Davidson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
children thoroughly enjoyed the day and the School Council are
busy counting all the money theyve raised. They had reached
a £100 the last time I checked!"
The children at Southleigh Kindergarten in Burnham also joined
in with fun spotty-themed activities including decorating cakes,
drawing spots and dressing up in their favourite costumes.
several residents set their alarm clocks early to meet BBC Somerset's
Emma Britton on her challenge to visit an A-Z of locations across
Somerset in under 12 hours for BBC Children in Need.
One of those who met Emma was Beverley Milner Simonds, who said
she was really pleased to be told that Burnham had been chosen
to be the 'B' in the challenge.
"It is great to have the spotlight on Burnham and to be
a part of such a high profile fund-raising campaign," she
Beverley was joined by a group of locals including Mike and Sylvia
Young from BiARS, plus Mike Smith, who brought along some of his
bacon butties, made from local free range pork, and Sarah Milner
Simonds with some bunting!
Burnham-On-Sea Beavers held a sponsored pyjama event at the Scouts
Berrow School Council arranged a Pyjama Day and Cake Stall for
Children In Need. Rhys, Jack, Harvey and Poppy are seen here selling
cakes, raising £295.68.
Burnham's Octopus Centre held a cake sale and raised over £50
from selling cakes made and donated by parents, also from the
children and staff wearing spotty clothes!
Pupils and staff at Brent Knoll Primary School donated money
to Children in Need so that they could come to school wearing
spots and striped clothes!
The children at Southleigh Kindergarten in Burnham enjoyed decorating
spots and joined in with fun spotty-themed activities.
Southleigh's Chalet children enjoyed decorating spots during
Brownies came dressed in their pjyamas to raise money for Children
in Need. They played bingo, had cakes with hot chocolate and then
six new Brownies were enrolled into the unit. £30 was raised
on the night and all had a good time!
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