10:22AM, Wednesday 03 July 2013
Creative fundraising efforts at Claires Court Schools in Maidenhead have raised nearly £10,000 for charities.
Pupils presented cheques for £3,177 to three local good causes - Thames Valley Adventure Playground (TVAP), Kids in Sport and the Alexander Devine Children's Hospice Service (ADCHS) - on Thursday.
They raised the cash during the spring term through a variety of activities including fancy dress sponsored walks, cake sales, football matches, a cocktail bar and selling their artwork.
The charities were voted for by the school council, and were delighted with the donations.
Susie Knowles from ADCHS said: "We can't thank the school enough.
"It is so lovely that local children want to help other local children less fortunate than themselves, we are so grateful for their continued support."
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