Ely pupils raise �200 for families as part of pirate day

PUPILS at St Mary’s Junior School in Ely collected a bumper haul of pirate treasure in aid of a charity that supports families this week.

Pupils and teachers came to school dressed like pirates wearing eye patches, pirate hats and neckerchiefs. Each of them donated �1 to Romsey Mill, a Christian charity that supports young people and families in Cambridgeshire.

Christepher Hald, acting head of juniors, said “As a Christian school, we encourage our pupils to support community projects and charitable causes.

“Dressing up like pirates seemed a creative and fun way to raise money for an important local charity, which the girls chose themselves.”

The school raised nearly �200 for Romsey Mill.


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