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Students at The Technical Skills Academy in Barking raise almost £1000 for Children in Need

Students and staff at The Technical Skills Academy in Barking raised almost £1000 for Children in Need last week.

The carried out a wide range of activities throughout the week, the highlight for many being the opportunity to splat fellow students in the face with a ‘pie’!   

Catering students baked a whopping 500 cakes and sold them to staff and fellow students.

Other activities included: face painting by media make up students, hair dressing, crazy golf, a photo booth, a gaming competition and dress down day.

A raffle organised by childcare students raised the most money.

Tutor Jennifer Forster who coordinated the activities said: “The day was hectic and we managed to raise £942.58. All the students including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students, catering, hair & beauty, childcare, IT and business students contributed. A great team effort!

“Well done to all the students including the brave souls who took a splat for charity!”

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