Fund-raisers spot-on as the money rolls in

Children in Need at Sebert Wood Primary.''PUDSEY BEAR WITH THE KIDS
Children in Need at Sebert Wood Primary.''PUDSEY BEAR WITH THE KIDS
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FUND-RAISERS across West Suffolk went the extra mile to ensure a record-breaking total for Children in Need.

Schools, businesses, organ-isations and individuals held a wealth of events to contribute to the £26.3 million raised nationally to help disadvantaged children.

St James Middle School.''From left; pupils from St James school get into the spirt of children in need by colouring in a giant Pudsey with coins.

St James Middle School.''From left; pupils from St James school get into the spirt of children in need by colouring in a giant Pudsey with coins.

Among the charitable trailblazers were pupils at Sebert Wood Primary School, in Bury St Edmunds, who amassed £384.39 through their activities including a ‘Huff and Puff’ fitness workout with Pudsey the Bear and school mascot Sherbet the Hedgehog.

They also welcomed the BBC TV Breakfast Show to their breakfast club.

More than £800 was reached at St James Middle School, in Bury, after children sold cakes, guessed the number of spots on a teddy bear, covered a giant Pudsey with coins and donned spots on their clothing.Nine-year-old Mamie Michael managed to wear 7,124 spots.

Spotted clothing was also the fashion choice at Ickworth Park Primary School, in Horringer, which raised £190 including £17.55 from eight-year-old pupil Oscar Wood, who sold apples and pears grown in his garden.

Members of the toddler morning at CurveMotion were fundraising for Children in Needby decorating cupcakes and shortbread biscuits''Pictured: Amelia Shannon (20 months)

Members of the toddler morning at CurveMotion were fundraising for Children in Needby decorating cupcakes and shortbread biscuits''Pictured: Amelia Shannon (20 months)

Meanwhile, St Edmundsbury Primary School, in Bury, scored £163.11 by dressing in something spotty.

The toddler group at CurveMotion, in Bury, decorated biscuits and cakes and threw bean bags and balls into a bucket.

Collection pots were spread out across the venue and Pudsey branded cupcakes produced on site were also available – raising £147.30.

Tassel Road Day Nursery, in Bury, managed £458.92 with a pyjama day, cake stall, face-painting, arts and crafts as well as a raffle.

Members of the toddler morning at CurveMotion were fundraising for Children in Needby decorating cupcakes and shortbread biscuits''Pictured: Lucy (3) and Dad Conrad Burgess

Members of the toddler morning at CurveMotion were fundraising for Children in Needby decorating cupcakes and shortbread biscuits''Pictured: Lucy (3) and Dad Conrad Burgess

Eight-year-old Luke Bisland-Cook, who attends Walsham-le-Willows Primary School, took the initiative and cycled more than 13 miles from Hepworth to Walsham-le-Willows. He raked in £108.

At Barrow Hall Stables riding school, staff and clients wore their pyjamas and held a bake sale to raise £165.96.

To donate to Children in Need or discover more about the initiative visit www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey

Tassel Road nursery in pyjamas for Chioldren in Need.''From left;

Tassel Road nursery in pyjamas for Chioldren in Need.''From left;

Tassel Road nursery in pyjamas for Chioldren in Need.''From left;

Tassel Road nursery in pyjamas for Chioldren in Need.''From left;