Welwyn Garden City children teach Strictly star David James how to sell cupcakes

PUBLISHED: 13:55 03 September 2019 | UPDATED: 14:33 03 September 2019

Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.

Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.

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WGC pupils taught Strictly Come Dancing star David James how to sell cupcakes on Monday.

Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.

The enterprising pupils from Applecroft Primary School were out raising money for young homelessness charity Centrepoint.

A selection of homemade cakes, cookies and sweetie bags and an assortment of cupcakes were donated by Simmons bakery to be sold on the day.

There was also a guess the number of jelly beans in a jar competition.

Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied. Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.

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Mr James said on his Instagram - ahead of his Strictly Come Dancing debut on Saturday - he was listening to baking advice from the kids during his charity cake sale.

The ex-footballer applauded the kids involved and said it was "a wonderful idea and a successful day".

Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied. Ex-footballer David James turned out for Welwyn Garden City bake sale. Picture: Supplied.

They raised in total £400 for Centrepoint with help from Simmons and Wrights estate agents.

Welwyn Garden City's former England goalkeeper David James will appear in Strictly Come Dancing 2019. Picture: BBC. Photographer: Ray Burmiston.Welwyn Garden City's former England goalkeeper David James will appear in Strictly Come Dancing 2019. Picture: BBC. Photographer: Ray Burmiston.

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