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Pennies for Pudsey - pictures as children fundraise for Children in Need

PUBLISHED: 15:48 15 November 2019 | UPDATED: 19:30 15 November 2019

Autumn and Isla making penny lines in the playground at Martlesham primary for children in need  Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Autumn and Isla making penny lines in the playground at Martlesham primary for children in need Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

Schools, nurseries and colleges from across Suffolk have been doing their bit for Children in Need holding penny collections and painting nails to raise funds.

The pupils of Martlesham primary raised �110 by making their penny lines!  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDThe pupils of Martlesham primary raised �110 by making their penny lines! Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Pupils and teachers at Martlesham Primary Academy near Woodbridge all wore spots to show their support, donating £1 each to Children in Need.

Headteacher Emma Churchman said: "The day started with house leaders greeting families and starting the penny challenge.

Lucie-Rose, aged 10 months in her Children in Need clothes. Picture: KAYLEIGH MIMMSLucie-Rose, aged 10 months in her Children in Need clothes. Picture: KAYLEIGH MIMMS

"We were amazed to see the penny trails that were created. The winning team managed to collect enough pennies to make three lines along the playground."

House leaders Mia and Tabitha said: "This challenge enabled us to show the power of collaboration and we are so proud of what we achieved together."

The pupils of Martlesham primary raised £110 by making their penny lines!  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDThe pupils of Martlesham primary raised £110 by making their penny lines! Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

In Bury St Edmunds, children at Abbots Green Academy filled a wishing well with pennies and the school's nursery class held a week-long cake sale which raised £59.55.

Suffolk New College beauty students also got involved with fundraising - painting nails to raise cash.

Stanley, 4, is all dressed up for Children in Need in Ipswich. Picture: MICHELLE LAMBStanley, 4, is all dressed up for Children in Need in Ipswich. Picture: MICHELLE LAMB

Earlier this week clown doctors got in the Children in Need spirit by visiting children receiving treatment at Ipswich Hospital and the EACH Treehouse Hospice.

L to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5, Mrs Wood and head teacher Miss Churchman at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playgroundPicture: CHARLOTTE BONDL to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5, Mrs Wood and head teacher Miss Churchman at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playgroundPicture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Beauty students at Suffolk New College painted nails with a Pudsey theme Picture: JOHN NICEBeauty students at Suffolk New College painted nails with a Pudsey theme Picture: JOHN NICE

Children at Abbots Green Academy in Bury St Edmunds fillied up a wishing well with pennies Picture: ABBOTS GREEN ACADEMYChildren at Abbots Green Academy in Bury St Edmunds fillied up a wishing well with pennies Picture: ABBOTS GREEN ACADEMY

Clown doctors visited patients at East Anglia Children's Hospices  and Ipswich Hospital this week to spread giggles, guffaws and squeals for Children in Need Picture: SUFFOLK ARTLINKClown doctors visited patients at East Anglia Children's Hospices and Ipswich Hospital this week to spread giggles, guffaws and squeals for Children in Need Picture: SUFFOLK ARTLINK

L to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5, Mrs Wood and head teacher Miss Churchman at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playgroundPicture: CHARLOTTE BONDL to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5, Mrs Wood and head teacher Miss Churchman at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playgroundPicture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Martlesham primary pupils dressed to impress for children in need  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDMartlesham primary pupils dressed to impress for children in need Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

The pupils of Martlesham primary raised �110 by making their penny lines!  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDThe pupils of Martlesham primary raised �110 by making their penny lines! Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Benjhie, Tabitha, Orlagh and layla making penny lines for children in need at Martlesham primary  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDBenjhie, Tabitha, Orlagh and layla making penny lines for children in need at Martlesham primary Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

L to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5 and Mrs Wood, the pupils at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playground  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDL to R: Benjhie year 1, Orlagh year 5, Autumn year 5, Tabitha year 5 and Mrs Wood, the pupils at Martlesham primary raised �110 in pennies for children in need by making penny lines in the playground Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

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