Saturday 1 October 2011

Fantastic Fundraising Achievement!

Congratulations to the Year 6 children, who organised a very successful Macmillan Coffee morning. Attended by pupils, builders, staff, parents, grandparents and carers the children managed to take over £300. With their array of school baked cakes, Tesco supplies, Costco reinforcements and hot beverages the children were able to satisfy the appetites of everyone. The whole week had given the children a number of learning opportunities:
  • use of ICT to estimate costs and profit in Excel
  • Speaking and listening - presenting their ideas in class, dealing with customers, shopping in Tescos and cajoling parents into attending
  • Writing - letters to parents, stories for the press and emails to Macmillan
  • DT - baking the cakes and making the decorations
  • Maths - counting the money, working out change for customers, calculating perimeter of hall, ratio and proportion for cooking
  • Teamwork - organising the hall, serving customers
  • Practical skills - running a raffle, how to set up an event, organising publicity, creating a mobile coffee shop to serve the builders on site, using recipes
With a final profit figure of £220 the children have done exceptionally well and learnt a great deal in the process. Well done... and look out Sir Alan Sugar!

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