PICTURES: Pupils hold fundraisers for Children in Need 2019

PUBLISHED: 17:47 18 November 2019

Yatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Yatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Thousands of pounds were raised across North Somerset on Friday for Children in Need.

Yatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONYatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Pupils went spotty for the annual fundraiser, with dozens of schools holding events.

Children in Claverham held an after-school bake sale at Court de Wyck Primary School, while youngsters in Yatton upcycled their old shoes by decorating them in elaborate colours.

Students at St Francis Primary School in Nailsea sold goodies to boost the fundraising total further.

Children at The Nursery in Portishead enjoyed a Pudsey Bear hunt in the garden, for Children in Need.

Yatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONYatton Junior and infant schools pupils with spotty upcycled shoes and boots for Children in Need. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Both the children and staff wore pyjamas or wore their favourite fancy dress costume to nursery throughout the week to ensure all the children got to have fun supporting the national cause.

This year's event raised £47.9million, according to the BBC.

Children in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildren in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Children in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildren in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Children in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildren in Need Bake-off competition judges with the prize winning cakes at Court de Wyck Primary School. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Children in Need mufti day at Court de Wyck Prmary School in Claverham.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildren in Need mufti day at Court de Wyck Prmary School in Claverham. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Children in Need mufti day at Court de Wyck Prmary School in Claverham.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONChildren in Need mufti day at Court de Wyck Prmary School in Claverham. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

St Francis Primary School fund raising activities for Children in Need.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONSt Francis Primary School fund raising activities for Children in Need. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

St Francis Primary School fund raising activities for Children in Need.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONSt Francis Primary School fund raising activities for Children in Need. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

The Nursery children raised money for Children in Need in Portishead. Picture: Tracey FowlerThe Nursery children raised money for Children in Need in Portishead. Picture: Tracey Fowler

The Nursery children raised money for Children in Need in Portishead. Picture: Tracey FowlerThe Nursery children raised money for Children in Need in Portishead. Picture: Tracey Fowler

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