Winton Community Academy did their bit for Children In Need last week. This is the second-year running where students and staff have made a fun packed four days to raise money for the charity,

The event started on Tuesday were staff & students could wear any tie. Wednesday was wear a hat day, Thursday, wear your favourite pair of trainers and Friday was a non-uniform day wearing something spotty.

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Year 11 students also held their 24-Hour Radio Show at the end of the week, presented by Luis Wyatt with support from the production team Roman Pitman, Owen Carpenter, Chloe Howard & Ellie Harris. The show featured games, quizzes, song requests, hourly news bulletins and interviews with Kit Malthouse, Conservative member of parliament for North west Hampshire and Councillor Iris Anderson.

Luis Wyatt said,

“We were so grateful for all the support, especially the listener numbers throughout the night who were very encouraging as we tried to keep our eyes open”

The 24-Hour Radio show raised £573.46 which together with money raised by other students at the school, totalled £ 1,188.76.

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