school raises funds for charity on World Book Day
and students at Highbridge's King Alfred School celebrated World
Book Day by dressing up as characters from their favourite books.
event attracted participants from various different year groups
and helped celebrate authors, illustrators, books and reading.
school also hosted a World Book Day school fair in the hall at
lunchtime, which was organised and run by members of The King
Alfred School Book Club, with the help of the school's librarian
and the school's literacy co-ordinator.
fair raised £89 for Book Aid International, a charity which
helps build and resource libraries in sub-Saharan Africa.
spokesperson said: "The fair was a huge success, many students,
as well as members of staff, visited the fair and its stalls."
included soak the teacher, a cake sale, a second hand book sale,
guess the book in the jar, a raffle, and more.
Mrs R Kirby (English Teacher) and King Alfred School student Fynn