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Somerleyton School Fete returns for most successful year ever

PUBLISHED: 14:09 12 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:09 12 July 2017

Donkey rides were on offer at Somerleyton Primary School Fete, Photo: Somerleyton Primary School.

Donkey rides were on offer at Somerleyton Primary School Fete, Photo: Somerleyton Primary School.

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A school fete had its most successful year to date raising over £5,000 that will aid pupils education.

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017.  Photo: Somerleyton Primary School.Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Photo: Somerleyton Primary School.

Somerleyton Primary School, in The Street, held its secret garden themed fete on Saturday, July 8.

Guests were entertained by live music, craft stalls and donkey rides and over 800 burgers and hotdogs were sold.

Louise Spall, headteacher, said: “All headteachers know the restraints we work under with budget pressures so any additional funds are a wonderful bonus.

“The money is used to enhance music provision and help pay for trips to support the curriculum.”

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

She added: “The fete is testament to how working together as a community can benefit everyone. I would like to say a sincere thank you to the PTFA who have astonished everyone creating the best summer fete on record.

“I would also like to say a special thank you Lord Somerleyton for opening the fete and to Somerleyton Estates for generously donating to the barbecue and the raffle.”

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

Somerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee SmithSomerleyton Primary School Fete 2017. Picture: Dee Smith

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