Teacher “couples” and never before asked questions - a charity night comes to Neale Wade Academy in March

Alfie Cook and Louis Ayres doing a fund raising for Borneo trip. Picture: Steve Williams.

Alfie Cook and Louis Ayres doing a fund raising for Borneo trip. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Frolics and mayhem come to school when popular TV shows Family Fortunes and Mr and Mrs are brought to the Neale Wade Academy for a charity fund raising night.

Alfie Cook and Louis Ayres doing a fund raising for Borneo trip. Picture: Steve Williams.

Alfie Cook and Louis Ayres doing a fund raising for Borneo trip. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Students Alfie Cook, 17, and Louis Ayres, 16, have organised the event as a last minute money-boosting mission to help get the final funds needed for a life changing charity trip to Borneo.

During the school trip, arranged through Camp International, they will help a local school in Borneo with a community project, help on a community building and get involved with an environmental conservation project planting trees.

Alfie said: “We have had to raise £3,960 for the trip but that doesn’t include vaccinations or equipment.

“We have raised most of it but this will be the final push before we go away on July 13.”


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They have interviewed 100 pupils around school for the Family Fortunes game which will be played by five teachers in each team.

They have also interviewed three deputy heads and filmed them with a range of “never before asked questions” to screen during the night.

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The Mr and Mrs game is being played by two teacher “pretend” couples.

The night takes place on Friday June 26. Doors open at 6.30pm and the event kicks off at 7pm. Tickets are £3 on the door.

All welcome.

The Borneo trip has been organised with Camp International.

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