Blackboys and Framfield pupils help children in Syria

Youngsters from Blackboys and Framfield schools spent yesterday learning about the conflict in Syria and donated loose change to help children there.

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Children from Framfield Primary School at an assembly on their fund-raising day for Unicef. At the front of the picture are school councillors adding their loose change to a map of the world. Leon Holland-McGee, centre, prepared a presentation for fellow pupils.

The primary schools, which are part of the St Thomas a Becket Federation, together raised funds for Unicef which is working to keep children warm and safe in the war torn country this winter.

There were assemblies and lessons throughout the day and at Blackboys Year Three children ran a cafe to boost fund-raising.

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Children in Year One at Blackboys Primary School who were learning about children fleeing their homes because of he conflict in Syria. School councillors Harry Stacey and Sara Larkin are also in the picture.

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Blackboys school councillors Harry Stacey, Year Five, and Sara Larkin, Year Six, with a poster about a cafe being organised to raise funds for the children’s charity Unicef.

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