Strictly for a good cause

For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.
For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.
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BACTON Middle School has held its own version of Stricly Come Dancing to raise money for charity.

Last Thursday, the school was transformed into a ballroom for the fourth year running with 14 Year 8 couples competing for the coveted winner’s trophy.

For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.

For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.

Teachers took the roles of Bruce and Tess and six judges dressed as characters from the Wizard of Oz.

More than 160 people attended the glamorous event, raising money for charity Hands at Work, which is based in Zambia .

The winners of the Showcase Tango were Jasmine Stalford and Owen Last and overall winners were Loren Fuell and Brennan Minns, who danced the Cha Cha.

Loren, aged 13, said: “I was surprised, but pleased Brennan and I won.

For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.

For the fourth year running, the school's Year 8 pupils are taking part in a Strictly Come Dancing evening. Fourteen couples will compete to win the trophy, with teachers as judges.'Money raised will go to Hands at Work, in Zambia, because one of its pupils will be volunteering there this summer.

“I would love to do it again.”

Dan Stagg, head of P.E. said,:‘The evening was a great success.

“Ballroom dancing is on the programme of study for Year 8 and the evening was a wonderful way of applying and showcasing what they have learnt.”

Bacton Middle School's Strictly Come Dancing winners Loren Fuell and Brennan Minns

Bacton Middle School's Strictly Come Dancing winners Loren Fuell and Brennan Minns