Symphonic schoolchildren are in tune with charitable cause

Pupils from The Abbey, in Woodbridge, took part in two weeks of sponsored rehearsal for CLIC Sargent

Pupils from The Abbey, in Woodbridge, took part in two weeks of sponsored rehearsal for CLIC Sargent�s Practice-a-thon campaign - Credit: Simon Ballard

Young musicians had extra incentive to hone their skills as they raised money for charity.

Pupils from The Abbey, the prep department of Woodbridge School, took part in two weeks of sponsored rehearsal for CLIC Sargent’s Practice-a-thon campaign.

Their efforts culminated in a concert performance and were greatly appreciated by the childhood cancer charity. Daisy Turner, fundraising manager, said: “We want to say a big thank you to all the students and staff for choosing to take part. Lack of funds means that CLIC Sargent can only help two out of three children and young people with cancer – that’s why support like this makes such a difference.”

Maria Williams, head of music, said: “I am really proud of all the pupils’ achievements and commitment, not just to practice, but to helping others. It has been a wonderful experience.”

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