Book bring and buy raises school funds

PUBLISHED: 12:09 11 February 2014 | UPDATED: 12:09 11 February 2014

Marpool Primary School's PTA has held a fundraising book bring and buy sale. Pictured are the pupils who helped out during the event.

Marpool Primary School's PTA has held a fundraising book bring and buy sale. Pictured are the pupils who helped out during the event.

Archant

Children at Marpool Primary School have picked up some new books to read, while helping raise money for the school’s Parent and Teacher Association.

The Marpool School Association (MSA) held a book bring and buy sale, which gave pupils the chance to donate books at the start of the school day, then, once the stalls had been set up, go and buy from the selection available.

Some of the school’s year five pupils manned the stalls, and the event raised £105.02.

MSA chairman Claire Foster said: “This was another successful book bring and buy sale, which not only raises valuable funds for our school but also encourages children to read books they have chosen for themselves.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

06:30

A competition has been launched to inspire people to provide habitats for bees.

Read more
Fri, 16:06

A thieving son who broke into his father’s home when he was in hospital has been jailed after the victim told a judge he had broken his heart.

Read more
Fri, 15:32

A professional footballer paedophile who worked in Exmouth and was found guilty of child abuse has been told by a judge his ‘long jail sentence’ has been adjourned so he can apply for legal aid.

Read more
Fri, 14:50

A Judge has banned nightmare neighbour Alex Humphreys from returning to her former address in Exmouth after her ‘disgraceful’ behaviour towards other residents.

Read more
Fri, 12:55

Exmouth and Lympstone Hospiscare said it has been ‘humbled’ by the selfless generosity of the Harbour View Café.

Read more
Fri, 11:45

Police are appealing for information after an arm shield was stolen from a parked vehicle in Exmouth.

Read more
Fri, 11:02

Plans to demolish a restaurant in Exmouth and replace it with seven houses have been withdrawn by the applicant, although revised plans are expected soon.

Read more
Fri, 10:00

An Exmouth family business is warning others to be vigilant after falling victim to a scam costing it around £1,500.

Read more
Fri, 06:30

A weekly class, inspired by a pensioner who is learning to read for the first time, has been launched in Exmouth.

Read more
Thu, 14:42

‘Be alert, not alarmed’ is the message coming from police in the wake of the attack in Westminster yesterday (Wednesday)

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications