Friday Hero

30th March 2001 at 01:00
Sally Fielden teaches biology part-time at Bury grammar school for girls, a 1,064-pupil independent school Head of Year 7 Claire Trethewey says Sally, who has been at Bury since 1994, deserves our flowers, chocolate and champagne for her work as the school's charities co-ordinator. Each form is given a charity, and each raises money in different ways. Some have cake sales, others run three-legged pancake races and sponsored swims, "but always with the same enthusiasm and energy", says Claire. Sometimes the whole school will get behind one charity - a non-uniorm day earlier this month raised pound;600 for Comic Relief, and two weeks of selling toast, samosas and pancakes at lunch break times raised pound;800 for the Gujarat earthquake appeal. Last year the school gave pound;6,000 to various charities, "a total Sally is determined to beat this year", says Claire.

Please send the name of your Friday Hero - and why he or she should get our goodies - to Sarah Bayliss, Friday magazine, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX, or email sarah.bayliss@tes.co.ukFlowers kindly supplied by Marks amp; Spencer


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