Grand total for primary pupils

Pupils at Kirkcowan Primary held a Children in Need fundraiser
Pupils at Kirkcowan Primary held a Children in Need fundraiser

Primary 7 pupils at Kirkcowan Primary School raised an amazing £220 for Children In Need which Bank of Scotland have said they will match, giving a grand total of £440.

Primary 7 pupils were tasked with the job of organising a Children In Need fundraiser for the whole school to enjoy.

The chosen theme for the day was ‘Dressing Oddly’ on Friday 18th November. There was great excitement as pupils entered through the school gates with odd shoes, socks, clothes and even hair!

The Primary 7 pupils would would like to give a huge thank you to the Bank of Scotland who donated Pudsey Bears and headbands for them to sell on the day. as well as match funding the total, and a thank you to all the families who donated money on the day too.

Activities were: A disco, Lego building (a city for Pudsey) and Pudsey bear art and craft. During the disco a huge Pudsey, designed by Primary 7, was covered in coins and notes which had been kindly donated by pupils.

As a finale, the Primary 7s then organised a catwalk for pupils to show off their ‘odd’ costumes and prizes were awarded to the best dressed.

Competition entries were judged and the winners also received their prizes after the catwalk. The competition winners were:

Nursery – Kerin – Best dressed teddy bear

P1/2 – Rosaleen – Best coloured Pudsey Bear

P2-4 – Ally – Best Pudsey Eye Patch

P5-7 – Duncan – Best Children In Need poem

Here is the winning poem by Duncan which even included Kirkcowan’s school motto:

Put donations away to save children today,

Use small change to make a big change,

Do a good deed, follow our lead, don’t forget those in need,

Something silly, something daft, something that will make us laugh,

Every penny helps Children in Need, together we will succeed!

You can make a difference!

By Duncan, P6