London Colney school running lottery to raise cash for playground equipment

London Colney Primary and Secondary School

London Colney Primary and Secondary School - Credit: Archant

A London Colney school has began its own lottery to raise some cash for new playground equipment.

London Colney Primary and Nursery School has set up its own prize draw, with a guaranteed winner each week.

Parent Helen Pécout said: “As schools struggle with budget cuts, we though this would be a fun and easy way to raise money while involving the community.

“You have a far greater chance of winning than with the National Lottery.”

The lottery is open to anyone over 16 who wants to be in with a chance to win £25,000 in the national school lottery.

Anyone who wishes to enter can visit www.yourschoollottery.co.uk, search for ‘London Colney’ to find the school, and either buy a one-off ticket, or set up a direct debit.


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The more people who enter, the bigger the prize fund will be.

The school hopes to use the money to buy new equipment, as well as fund new extra-curricular activities such as music, art, and sport.

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The first draw will be on Saturday, April 29.

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