Comic Relief: St Albans fundraisers mark 25 years

St Albans & Harpenden Review: Libby, 7, and Nathan, 5, at Beech Hyde Primary School. Libby, 7, and Nathan, 5, at Beech Hyde Primary School.

Children donned their red clothes, noses and even got round to making their own hats to raise money for Comic Relief 2013 - which turned 25 today.

Schools across the district held different events in an attempt to raise money for Red Nose Day and smash 2011’s fundraising total of £108,436,277.

Beech Hyde Primary School, in Nurseries Road, got into the spirit as they made and wore their own wacky hats including a goldfish bowl and flower arrangements.

Fiona Carnegie, a teacher at the school teacher said: "It was absolutely fantastic. It was so colourful. We raised lots of money.

"There was a huge creative input from all the children and parents.

"It was very impressive. Everyone made such a wonderful effort."

Meanwhile, pupils from Maple Primary School enjoyed a bring and buy sale, which was organised by children in year two.

The school in Hall Place Gardens raised around £500.

Claire Stanley, office manager at the school said: "It was a brilliant day and our year two pupils really enjoyed playing shop keepers.

"All the children came in wearing something red and it looks as though we have raised about £500, which is fantastic for a small school.

"It was a great success."

Pupils from Skyswood Primary school decided to do something a bit different and ditched their paint brushes and created works of art with their noses.

A charity Zumba class in Harpenden Sports Centre raised £350 for Comic Relief, supporting vulnerable people in the UK and Africa.

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