School supports Macmillan event

PUBLISHED: 13:25 04 October 2008 | UPDATED: 09:45 10 June 2010

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4: PUPILS from St Peter's Primary School raised £120 for MacMillan Cancer Support after taking part in the charity's World's Biggest Coffee Morning. The year six youngsters sold homemade cakes, tea and coffee to parents and Budleigh Salterton residents. Keen

PUPILS from St Peter's Primary School raised £120 for MacMillan Cancer Support after taking part in the charity's World's Biggest Coffee Morning.The year six youngsters sold homemade cakes, tea and coffee to parents and Budleigh Salterton residents.Keen to attract as many people as possible, the pupils also organised a number of stalls to persuade people to part with their cash.A tombola, card games and a raffle helped boost funds.As well as refreshments, visitors were able to relax while being entertained by the pupils.The youngsters played instruments and put on a magic performance and a play.A St Peter's School spokesman said: "It was well attended by the local community." Last year, the nationwide event raised £7.5 million. This year the charity hopes to raise £8.5 million to help support more people living with cancer.

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