Ant and Dec get new home

PUBLISHED: 16:48 22 April 2008 | UPDATED: 21:58 26 October 2009

The children with Ant and Dec

The children with Ant and Dec

A SCHOOL turned in to a mini circus for the day in their bid to give two new additions to the register a perfect home. Ant and Dec are new arrivals at Wroxham Primary School – not the ever popular TV presenter duo, but in fact a pair of guinea pigs. After

A SCHOOL turned in to a mini circus for the day in their bid to give two new additions to the register a perfect home.

Ant and Dec are new arrivals at Wroxham Primary School - not the ever popular TV presenter duo, but in fact a pair of guinea pigs.

After a parent donated the two pets to the school in Wroxham Gardens the task was set to a year 6 class to come up with fundraising methods to house them.

Deputy head teacher Roger Billing said: "When Ant and Dec were donated to us we told the kids they can put anything in the courtyard where they will live, as long as they raise the funds.

""So my year 6 class decided to spilt into little groups and run their own stalls, and other pupils from the school could bring in some of their pocket money and spend it on any of the stalls they wanted.

"There was lots of stalls ranging from rocket launching competitions, face painting, beat the goalie and a big pet show."

Through the fundraising fun day the children managed to raise a total of £353 which will now all be spent on improving the home of the new furry additions.

Mr Billing added: "One of the main features we are going to add is a live web cam which we will link up from their home on to our website so the children can go home and see what Ant and Dec are getting up to all the time.

"It has proved to be a really good effort and I hope they enjoy their rewards.


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