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Blackburn school's mug design is a winner for Ugandan charity
10:02am Friday 15th February 2013 in News
A BLACKBURN high school is supporting a children’s centre in Uganda by designing charity mugs.
Pleckgate High School, a maths and computing specialist school, is trying to raise funds for IT equipment for the Kampala Children’s Centre (KCC) in Uganda.
The centre’s aim is to provide home, education and care for at least 1,000 orphans from within Uganda.
To show their support, Pleckgate’s students have taken part in a competition to design a mug during their Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education lessons.
Five of the mug designs won a competition arranged by the hign school.
The mugs, as well as badges, are now available to buy. It costs £2.50 for mugs and £1.00 for badges.
The school also operates a reward system called IRIS. and pupils who have achieved 25 points can use them to buy the mugs online from the IRIS shop, or 10 points to buy badges.