Fakenham junior school ramble for Children in Need

Children from Fakenham Junior School recycled old hats to create Children in Need themed headwear. P

Children from Fakenham Junior School recycled old hats to create Children in Need themed headwear. Picture: Fakenham Junior School - Credit: Archant

Fakenham junior school spend friday raising money for Children in Need

All year groups from Fakenham Junior School went on rambles to raise money for Children in Need. Pic

All year groups from Fakenham Junior School went on rambles to raise money for Children in Need. Picture: Fakenham Junior School - Credit: Archant

Crazy hats, colourful flags and marching children - it must mean that Children in Need is back.

Sponsored by friends and families, children at Fakenham Junior School took part in a five-kilometre ramble to the sounds of Baby Shark and The Proclaimers.

The pupils from Fakenham Junior School keeping warm in the November weather. Picture: Fakenham Junio

The pupils from Fakenham Junior School keeping warm in the November weather. Picture: Fakenham Junior School - Credit: Archant

The school was inspired by Countryfile and the actions of Ethan, a young man who suffers from Cerebral Palsy who walked six-kilometres on the programme.

Year five class teacher Tracey Johnson, who organised the event, said: "The children love being involved with Children in Need. They can see it on television, in the papers.

Headteacher for Fakenham Junior School Adam Mason (pictured) getting into the Children in Need spiri

Headteacher for Fakenham Junior School Adam Mason (pictured) getting into the Children in Need spirit. Picture: Fakenham Junior School - Credit: Archant


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"I really feel they value being part of it. And they know why they are doing it, to help children in our community and people across Norfolk."

Students also recycled old hats, turning them into Children in Need-themed headgear

Children from Fakenham Junior School held a cake sale to help raise money for Children in Need. Pict

Children from Fakenham Junior School held a cake sale to help raise money for Children in Need. Picture: Fakenham Junior School - Credit: Archant

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This is the second year the school has held a ramble. Last year they raised £2,000 for charity.

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