Runcorn pupils baked 270 cakes and raised £573 for Sport Relief

Zac Hartley, Paul Owen, Max Lynn and Hannah Harrison making cakes

The Sport Relief cake baked by mum Helen Harrison

Some of the cakes baked by parents

Runcorn children raise £573 for charity from their own Great British Bake Off

First published in News Runcorn and Widnes World: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

CREATIVE children at a Runcorn school staged their very own Great British Bake Off.

Pupils at St Mary’s CE Primary School in Castlefields made 270 cakes for charity.

Their efforts raised £573.19 for Sport Relief.

Classroom support assistant Lynda Hughes said: “We had all the ingredients donated by Asda and Tesco and our parents donated cakes for an afternoon ttea.

“Children decorated the cakes for 50p each. There was a best bake competition by children and parents.”

Mum Helen Harrison made a giant Sport Relief cake.

Other fun games included guessing how many sweets were in a jar and the weight of a cake, plus lots of raffles.

Pupils Arabella Mitchell, aged 10, and her sisters, Daisy, aged four and Autumn, aged three, baked 135 cup cakes raising £135.

The school would like to thank everyone who helped to make the event such a success.

 

 

 

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