Staff and students at Newton Abbot College are celebrating following the huge success of their student-run Christmas Fayre in December 2017.
The fundraising event, traditionally the first big event of the academic year, saw students raise an incredible £832.43 for the College’s chosen charity for the year, Place2Be.
The annual Fayre, a highlight in the College’s calendar, is organised and run entirely by students; stalls included homemade baked goods, craft creations, face painting, hook-a-duck, book stalls and many more. More than 100 local primary school pupils were invited to the College to take part in the day, which included craft workshops in the Art Department as well as a visit to the Fayre to stock up on Christmas gifts and goodies.
Laura Davey, Teacher of Business Studies and lead organiser of the event, was thrilled with the Fayre and the total: “Once again, our students have shown what a brilliant fundraising job they can do. The Fayre’s success can be solely contributed to the commitment and creativity shown by students across the College to deliver a truly fantastic event. Their passion and determination to fundraise for the College’s annual charity has been truly inspiring and we couldn’t be happier with the amount raised.”