Sunderland school ‘wig walk’ combs in £400 for cancer charity

Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

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Weird and wacky hairstyles were donned by pupils and teachers alike as they left the classroom for a charity walk which raised hundreds of pounds.

Youngsters and staff from Town End Academy hit the streets while wearing a mixture of brightly coloured wigs for a Wig Walk in aid of the Fighting All Cancers Together (FACT) organisation.

Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Teacher Pam Durey who works ar the Borodin Avenue school said: “There was an amazing turnout from the local community to support Town End Academy, which is part of Wise Academies; a team who work collaboratively to support our extended family to celebrate all of our successes.

“We are proud to be part of such a high spirited community and would like to thank everyone for their contributions towards the total of £402.26.

“All money raised will go to the FACT charity shop in Blandford Street in Sunderland.

“Finally, we would like to say a huge thank you and good luck to Mrs McKenna who is taking part in the Great North Run to raise awareness and money for FACT, as well as organising our fantastic Wig Walk event.”

“We are proud to be part of such a high spirited community and would like to thank everyone for their contributions towards the total of £402.26.”

Pam Durey
Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.

Pupils and staff from Town End Academy take part in a Wig Walk for the Fighting All Cancers Together charity.