Organisers stunned as crowds queue outside Flegg High School an hour before jumble sale starts

Flegg High School's first foray in to the world of jumble sales has been hailed a huge success. Phot

Flegg High School's first foray in to the world of jumble sales has been hailed a huge success. Photo: Diane Spooner - Credit: Diane Spooner

Early bird bargain hunters were ready to rummage an hour before doors opened at Flegg High School's first jumble sale.

Flegg High School's first foray in to the world of jumble sales has been hailed a huge success. Phot

Flegg High School's first foray in to the world of jumble sales has been hailed a huge success. Photo: Diane Spooner - Credit: Diane Spooner

Organisers say the fundraising sale went better than they could ever have imagined raising £650 for school extras.

Event team organiser Diane Spooner said: 'People started arriving an hour before we even opened and there was a queue stretching from our front reception entrance right to the main gate.

'The hall was literally bursting at the seams and our students did amazingly well with crowds of up to three deep trying to grab a bargain.

'We had taken advice from a jumble pro and had priced everything in advance, which made it much easier for our students to be involved in the selling process.'


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Mrs Spooner said feedback was positive with staff and students praised for how well the event was managed and advertised.

She added: 'Many parents took advantage of the uniform on sale and thanked us for making these items available to them.

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'The event raised £650 which will go towards purchasing items for the school that just wouldn't be possible from the normal budgets.'

The Somerton Road school is accepting jumble donations on an ongoing basis and plans to hold sales regularly.

The next community event is the famers' market and village fayre on Saturday June 24 from 10-4pm

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