Litter, movies and money for Whittingham youngsters
Pupils at Whittingham C of E Primary School have had a busy time lately.
Year 5 and 6 pupils did a litter pick around the village as part of the #iwillcampaign that encourages 10 to 20-year-olds to volunteer and do some good for their community.
Children also enjoyed a movie night to raise money for SPANA, a charity which helps working animals in need of care around the world. They raised £176.
As part of their work on Global Money Day, the children in Years 3 and 4 looked to see which would be the most cost-effective way to travel to Alnwick to visit St Michael’s Church as part of their RE topic.
Hiring a bus often costs in excess of £100 whereas the 473 service bus from Whittingham to Alnwick cost around half that.
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Many of the children hadn’t been on public transport and paid for their own ticket before, so this made the experience all the more special.