THE blaze which damaged Treetops School earlier in the year meant pupils missed out on their Red Nose Day fun.
But the Thurrock Prince’s Trust Team 3 were determined that would be put right.
The fire hit the Buxton Road, Grays school’s drama studio and hall and Team 3 spent the two weeks of the Easter break fundraising and planning an event for the pupils.
They arranged transport for over a 150 pupils and staff to come to Thurrock Adult Community College in Richmond where they had a great afternoon with a silengt disco and refreshments
Thurrock Council youth worker and team leader Tom Flynn: “This was a fantastic event and the team should be proud of the hard work they put in to make this such a success.”
Angela Davies, key stage four leader at the school, said: “We would like to give a massive thank-you to Team 3 for organising the silent disco for our pupils.
“All the pupils who came had a great time and it was a really good idea and having individual control of the volume meant all the pupils – even those with sensitivity to noise – were able to enjoy the music at a level that was right for them.”
She added: “Since the fire at our school last month it’s been hard to organise large events for our students and we really appreciate the team for thinking of us and for allowing our ‘Do Something Funny for Money’ that should have happened on Red Nose Day to happen as well, it really made it a great afternoon.”