Preschool’s pedal race raises cash for new kit

PUBLISHED: 16:00 21 June 2015

Little World Preschool taking part in a sponsored pedal race.

Little World Preschool taking part in a sponsored pedal race.

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CHILDREN from a Yatton preschool took part in a sponsored pedal race on Monday to raise money for new resources.

Youngsters aged between two and four from Little World Preschool, in High Street, were given five minutes to complete as many laps of a pre-designed course as they could.

The preschool’s deputy leader Kate Hancorn said: “Each child had two or three turns and the event lasted for almost two hours.

“The morning was really well supported by parents who came along to watch.

“We are now waiting for sponsorship forms to be returned so we can see how much money was raised.

“It was a huge success. We had such positive comments from all of the parents and it’s even better when you think about how young the children are.”

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