Students bake to double their money
There were cakes aplenty when students baked scores of cakes in a bid to double their money for charity.
A group of Year 8 girls spent hours on Sunday making a range of sweet snacks for their peers at break and lunch time yesterday.
There were fairy cakes, chocolate crispy cakes, cupcakes, brownies and more on sale for 50p.
The girls set up tables in the school gym to display their bakes and after lunch they toured the classrooms to sell them all.
The sale was part of a charity £20 challenge where students have been asked to try and multiply the original note.
Edith said: “It took us about two or three hours to make the cakes. It was a quite a while but it was worth it. We did it for the £20 challenge. We all discussed it and agreed baking cakes would be a great way to raise money.”
Charlotte said: “I made bite-sized cupcakes with different flavours in the icing. I also made marble cake which is one of my favourites.”
By the end of lunch break the girls believed they had raised more than £20 but are still counting the final amount.
Money raised will go to charity Children’s Hospice South West.
Teacher Sharon Bright said: “They worked tirelessly this weekend producing about 50 cakes.
“They made amazing cakes and there was a massive selection. They even got me to make some.”