Gallery: Schools go spotty as Fenland digs deep for Children in Need

DRESS-UP days, eating competitions and sponsored leg waxes have helped raise hundreds of pounds, as the people of Fenland did their bit for Children in Need.

Pupils from schools across the area followed Pudsey Bear’s example by dressing in spotty clothing to help with the marathon fundraising effort on Friday.

Children at Dots to Tots Nursery in Chatteris completed a host of activities, including a sponsored sponge throw in their newly designed all-weather garden.

At Sir Harry Smith Community College, in Whittlesey, sixth formers donned costumes, competed in eating contests and enjoyed watching one of their teachers have his head shaved for the cause.

Children and staff at Orchards Primary School, in Wisbech, raised more than �200 by bringing in coins to cover a giant Pudsey in the school hall.

Almost �500 has so far been raised by staff at ASDA in Wisbech, with children of all ages queuing up to have their faces painted by Jasmine Laitt last week.

More than �100 was raised by children and staff at Blackberry House Day Nursery, who dressed in their pyjamas for a day of fun and games.

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There were also sparkling outfits on show at St Peters school, in Wisbech, Cavalry school, in March, Kingsfield school, in Chatteris, and Manea and Coates primary schools.

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