From cake sales to caretaker gunging for children in need

School caretaker, Gary Aitken gets gunked by staff and pupils at Long Melford Primary school to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-170042009
School caretaker, Gary Aitken gets gunked by staff and pupils at Long Melford Primary school to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-170042009

Schools nurseries and businesses were busy finding and impressive array of ways to raise money for Pudsey last week as part of BBC Children in Need.

Long Melford Primary School raised money by having cake sale, wearing their pyjamas... and gunging Garry Aitken, the school caretaker. In total the school raised £35.

School caretaker, Gary Aitken gets gunked by staff and pupils at Long Melford Primary school to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-170027009

School caretaker, Gary Aitken gets gunked by staff and pupils at Long Melford Primary school to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-170027009

At St Gregory’s Primary School in Sudbury pupils were given £1 to raise as much as they could by setting up their own businesses, with ideas including cake sales and ice bucket challenges.

Little Angels Parent and Toddler Group at The Salvation Army in Sudbury saw the children dress up, have a bake sale and ice biscuits, raising £74.56.

At Glemsford Primary Academy there was a week full of activities. School council members sold festive wristbands, before everyone dressed up in spotty clothing for a best dressed competition.

Thomas Gainsborough School had a ‘spotacular’ non-uniform day and fancy dress competition, cake sale and quiz, altogether raising more than £700.

(L-R)Warren Winter - Branch Manager, Joe Buthelezi and Robert Kavanagh from Lloyds bank in Sudbury have their legs waxed by Grace Crimmin to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-165922009

(L-R)Warren Winter - Branch Manager, Joe Buthelezi and Robert Kavanagh from Lloyds bank in Sudbury have their legs waxed by Grace Crimmin to raise money for Children in Need ANL-161118-165922009

The most painful support for the charity came from three staff at Lloyd’s Bank in Sudbury where Warren Winter, Robert Kavanagh and Joe Buthelezi had their legs waxed.

This, alongside other activities including a danceathon and face painting, raised more then £200.

Joe Buthelezi from Lloyds bank in Sudbury has his legs waxed for Children in Need ANL-161118-165856009

Joe Buthelezi from Lloyds bank in Sudbury has his legs waxed for Children in Need ANL-161118-165856009

Pupils from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard enjoy dressing up for Children in Need ANL-161118-170001009

Pupils from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard enjoy dressing up for Children in Need ANL-161118-170001009

(L-R)James Bayley and Matthew Bayley, both 12, from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard with some of the winning cakes from the Children in Need cake competition ANL-161118-170014009

(L-R)James Bayley and Matthew Bayley, both 12, from Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard with some of the winning cakes from the Children in Need cake competition ANL-161118-170014009

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Biscuit icing and fancy dress at Little Angels Parent and Toddler Group for Children in Need ANL-161122-122355001

Biscuit icing and fancy dress at Little Angels Parent and Toddler Group for Children in Need ANL-161122-122355001

Cake sale at Little Angels Parent and Toddler Group for Children in Need ANL-161122-122342001

Cake sale at Little Angels Parent and Toddler Group for Children in Need ANL-161122-122342001