BIG-HEARTED youngsters from Dalgety Bay Primary School raised a staggering £3,700 for Children in Need.

Pupils from Primary 7 and Primary 6 organised a non-uniform day and also got moving for a sponsored 10K walk around the town.

Teacher Emma Smith said the children – and staff – had loved taking part.

"Because of everything going on with restrictions and COVID, we thought it would be a nice way to get people excited about something," she explained. "P6 and P7 have been doing global citizenship as their focus for learning so it was a good opportunity for them to organise something.

"We organised a dress-down day where they could come in dressed as something which made them feel happy. All the kids in the whole school could do that. Then the Primary six and Primary sevens organised a 10K sponsored walk around Dalgety Bay so they all took sponsor forms and got sponsored.

"They did five kilometres around one side of Dalgety Bay then we came back for a quick break and then did another five kilometres."

After advertising their efforts on social media, the keen participants received support along their route.

"Lots of people came to their doors and windows and gave them a wave and donated money on the spot," added Ms Smith. "The kids loved it. We raised £3,700 so did really well. The kids are so proud of themselves and so are we."