Penarth's St Cyres pupils collect for Save the Children
12:30pm Wednesday 27th June 2012 in News
TEENAGERS from St Cyres School recently gave up their time to man the annual street collection for the Save the Children Fund.
St Cyres pupils have organised this event for over 30 years and their enthusiasm has grown each year. This year was no exception and more than 40 pupils gave up part of their Saturday to raise money for children who are not as fortunate as themselves.
Generous people in Windsor Road contributed to the total - which was combined with the school collection in the following week to make a final sum of £450. This was presented to Jess Evans of the charity by two of the Year 11 organisers, Charlie Mitchell and Nicholas Thomas. As in previous years, many of the year 12 students will be using this event to contribute towards the 'community' element in the Welsh Baccalaureate course they are following.
A school spokesman said: "All of the pupils would like to thank the people of Penarth who gave so generously and took the time to talk to them and wish them well."