Lions help Backwell schools raise funds for classroom equipment

Nailsea Lions presented a cheque to Backwell Schools

Nailsea Lions presented a cheque to Backwell Schools - Credit: Backwell School

Students from primary schools in Backwell banded together to help raise cash for vital classroom equipment, with a little help from Nailsea Lions.

Pupils from West Leigh Infants, and Backwell Junior School helped members of the Nailsea Lions raise cash for their parent-teacher associations (PTA) by helping Father Christmas collect donations when the Nailsea Lions Christmas float toured Backwell in December.

A cheque for £290, to be divided between the two schools, from Nailsea Lions was presented to the PTA on Thursday.

The money will go towards funding new smart whiteboards in classrooms at both schools.

A Backwell PTA man said: “This was a fantastic festive opportunity which we were very grateful to be involved in.

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“We would very much like to thank the Lions for helping us, and the residents of Backwell for their generous donations.

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