Clevedon primary holds bake-off and sponsored silence for books

Pupils held a bake-off to raise money for books.

Pupils held a bake-off to raise money for books. - Credit: Contributed

Pupils in Clevedon have raised £1,700 to buy new books.

Youngsters at Yeo Moor Primary School, in Kennaway Road, baked hundreds of cakes to take part in a book bake-off to help raise funds.

They also read books during a sponsored silence.

Headteacher Roland Lovatt said: “The children have done absolutely amazingly.

“We are delighted with this figure and the pupils had great fun in raising the money.”


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The money raised will be used to buy thousands of new books for pupils to enjoy.

Yeo Moor also received a boost to its book selection when it became the first school to be given 100 books through the Times’ Books For Schools campaign.

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The initiative aims to help schools to provide pupils with a wider choice of books to help them enjoy reading.

Trinity Primary School in Portishead has also received a book donation thanks to the campaign.

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