Pupils at Belmont Grosvenor raise £300 for charity


There were doctors, nurses, policemen, chefs, ballerinas and firefighters – even a pop star and a lifeguard – when pupils at Belmont Grosvenor dressed up to raise cash for national charity Save the Children.

Youngsters at the ‘outstanding’ independent prep school, on the outskirts of , threw themselves into the charity’s ‘What I Would Like To Be 2013’ – and raised £300.

As well as enjoying a day dressed to suit their future careers, youngsters from the school’s Magic Tree Nursery to Pre-Reception classes also learnt about different jobs from a number of visitors who popped into the school.

A policeman, dispensing chemist, opthamologist and barrister visited youngsters at Belmont Grosvenor School, based at Swarcliffe Hall, Birstwith, near Harrogate, to talk about their work.

Mrs Ann Regan, Pre-Reception Co-ordinator at Belmont Grosvenor School, said all the children had thoroughly enjoyed the dressing-up challenge – and were delighted they had raised so much for charity.

Mrs Regan said:

Everyone had a fabulous time, the had been a great success. It was a great opportunity for the children to use their language skills and take part in some great discussions. They experienced role models and activities linked to a wide variety of different jobs.

Belmont Grosvenor School is a co-educational prep school set in 20-acres of grounds just three miles from Harrogate. Along with its Magic Tree Nursery, the school caters for children from three months to 11 years.

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