Cakes galore meet with approval after a bake-off at St Philip's School, Uckfield.

Children’s bake-off raises £200 for Uckfield school

Children took part in the first ever bake-off at St Philip’s School, Uckfield, last week. Each class picked a theme and baked treats for two cake sales to raise money for the

Carine Roberts, who also took the pictures, writes:

Reception’s Rocky Roads were excellent, Year One made beautiful fairy cakes and Year Two produced a zingy, light lemon drizzle.

Year Three went for Easter-themed chocolate crispie cakes, while Year Four came up with a yummy wholesome flapjack.

Year Five decided that luxurious chocolate brownies were in order (and they certainly didn’t disappoint) and Year Six cake pops sold out in a flash.

Staff, parents and pupils all got involved throughout bake-off week and the school buzzed with excitement with the sweet smell of baking in the air. The cake sales raised almost £200 – amazing what you can do with a few ingredients, willing volunteers and a bit of elbow grease.

The Friends of St Philip’s School are now collecting tried and tested recipes from pupils, family and teachers to create their very own cake cookbook, to be sold at various events this summer term.

The Bake Off doesn’t stop here – the Friends of St Philip’s will be running a “Showstopper” Cake competition to be judged at this year’s school Summer Fair, on Saturday, June 20, from 11am to 2pm.


Cakes disappear quickly at a sale following a bake-off to raise funds for St Philip’s School, Uckfield.

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