Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School managed to raise over £600 through their Easter Bingo event.

The bingo night, organised by friends of the school, was held on Monday, March 27.

Easter-themed prizes, hampers for a full house and eggs for one line were donated by Aldi, Applegreen, Morrisons, The Premier Shop/Post Office and Tesco.


Teacher Liam Gregory was on duty as bingo caller, and then served as auctioneer at the end of the night when the remaining eggs were auctioned off, with one going for £20.

A ‘guess the weight of the Easter cake’ competition also proved to be very popular, involving a cake made by Linda Owen, weighing in at 1.59kg.

The competition was won by Carwyn Smith, a Year 1 pupil, who guessed the closest at 1.4kg.

Children from the school’s enterprise programme also helped to raise money by selling plants.

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A spokesperson for the school said: “A huge thank you to all our pupils, past and present, who joined us with their families and the wider community to make tonight such a success.

“Thank you also to our amazing Friends of Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School, our enthusiastic Enterprise group, and the excellent Mr Gregory as our bingo caller.”

The funds raised will go towards outdoor equipment such as wire fencing for the Forest Schools area, benches and tables, and canopies for the multi-use games area.

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