School haircut raises £1,500 for hospital

Friday 22nd October 2021 9:24 am
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A CHEPSTOW teaching assistant has raised more than £1,500 for a children’s hospital after having her head shaved.

Joanne Cawley, who works at Pembroke Primary in Bulwark, raised the money for the Noah’s Ark appeal after the Cardiff hospital treated a pupil for cancer.

She said: "With help from ex-army colleagues, friends and all the staff and children from Pembroke Primary, I raised £1,551.

On the last day of term in July, colleague Kat Slade shaved Mrs Cawley’s hair.

The week before, children in her Year Five class had cut her hair.

Last week, Mrs Cawley was presented with her certificate of achievement by Rachel Southcott from the charity

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