Pupils spread Christmas spirit raising almost £900 for the Childhood Trust

Pupils at Cameron Vale School in Chelsea have spread festive cheer by raising almost £900 for London-based charity, the Childhood Trust, to help children in poverty this Christmas.

Enterprising pupils sold Cameron Vale tote bags to raise funds for cause, which works to provide for grass roots charities and their associated projects to alleviate the impact of child poverty in London.

Children throughout the school, from age 4 to 11 years, were heavily involved in the design of the bags, as well as nominating a charity to receive all proceeds.

Pupils also donned their favourite Christmas jumpers to school for the day for a monetary donation, and showed the spirit of generosity at this by donating dry and tinned food such as pasta and rice.

Enterprising pupils designed and sold Cameron Vale tote bags to raise funds for charity.

Headmistress, Bridget Saul said: “We are very proud of our inspirational pupils for their drive and determination to support children in need this festive season.

“Supporting charitable causes and participating in fundraising events reminds us all of the importance of helping others, something which is particularly pertinent after what has been both an exceptionally challenging and worrying year.

“The Christmas fundraising drive was a wonderful end to the first term of the academic year, which will no doubt be in the history books in years to come.

“I hope that each and every pupil finishes this term with a sense of pride and achievement.

“Pride, first and foremost, in the way in which they have approached life both in and outside of the classroom so positively and with a sense of normality, and a sense of achievement from the progress they have made with their learning.”

Pupils have also been  getting into the Christmas spirit in their classes, using their creative skills to craft Christmas decorations for the school Christmas tree and rehearsing for their Christmas carol concert and nativity, which has been pre-recorded and to be shared with families.

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