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Lakenheath Community Primary School raise thousands for Children in Need



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Lakenheath Community Primary School raised an incredible £2800 for Children in Need.

On Wednesday, the schools 280 children completed a 21 minute sponsored walk/run in aid of the charity that aims to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people around the UK.

"We thought about all the families who need the money to help their children because they are not as fortunate as we are," said Ruby Stocker, a year five school councillor.

Lakenheath Community Primary School raise thousands for Children in Need.
Lakenheath Community Primary School raise thousands for Children in Need.

Alongside the run the school council and teacher Lucie Locke, organised a series of fundraising activities including drink and badge sales, mindfulness activities and a non-uniform day.

"It was such a great event, bringing the school community together and raising an amazing total for a worthy charity," said Michael Tingey, deputy head teacher.

Though other fundraising events have taken place , according to a student this was the most a school has ever raised for a charity.