Pre-school urges people to support its £10,000 grant bid
pre-school near Burnham-On-Sea has made an urgent appeal for help
as it bids to secure a grant worth thousands of pounds.
Pre-school has applied to the One Family Foundation for a £10,000
grant and it is hoping that residents across the area will support
it before voting closes on Wednesday.
successful, the funding would be used to revamp its rotting disabled
access ramp which is in a state of disrepair.
administrator Sarah Saxon told Burnham-on-Sea.com: "It is one
of our main access points to the preschool and is used by most of
our parents and children who require both wheelchair and pushchair
is falling apart and it probably will not last another winter. We
want our parents and students to have safe access to our school."
added that under the One Family Foundation Grant system, the school
has to get into the top three places to qualify for a grant. "We
are currently fourth, which is a real achievement, considering we
were 7th last Sunday among 22 groups in our category nationwide."
would also like to put £4,000 of the grant towards an all
weather surface in the outdoor area. This would enable the children
to spend more time outside and provide more opportunities to play
sport and be active."
are up against some tough competition from large community projects
in Bristol and further afield. We are asking our local community
to get behind this project and vote for us."
one person can vote and encourage a few of their friends, family
to vote, it would be like a snowball effect and the results could
be fantastic. We just need one final push to get into the top three."
pre-school merged with Lympsham Academy last year and joined the
Wessex Learning Trust. It cares for around 120 children.
will close at mid-day on Wednesday - click
here to cast your vote.
Children from the Holiday Club holding good luck balloons, with
Heather Wade, Senior Pre-School Assistant.