Poland class, year six.

School’s golden boys and girls

Pupils at Gosberton Academy have put together a golden charity effort.

To mark Go Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month all of the pupils dressed up in gold or yellow on Friday, September 25.

And with two pupils at the school battling leukaemia, the children were only too happy to raise money for the initiative set up by the Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group.

Zimbabwe Class, EYFS and year one class.

Head of Academy Tom Baxter said: “It was fantastic to see so many children taking part and wearing yellow or gold clothing.

“It really shows the fantastic efforts of our families to support a cause that means so much to everyone at Gosberton Academy.

Madagascar class, year one and two.

“We have a Year Three and a Year Five child that have fought leukaemia so we have seen first-hand what the children and the families go through – both children continued to attend Gosberton Academy during their treatment and have continued to go from strength to strength.”

Gosberton Academy raised over £120 through their wear yellow or gold day.

“We are grateful of everybody’s efforts”, Mr Baxter said. “When a cause has impacted on the local community, it affects everyone.

Costa Rica class, year four and five.

“This yearly fundraiser acts as an annual reminder of what two of our children have been through and how strong they have been.”

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