Community Cards winners announced

The winners of the 2019 Community Cards competition have been announced.

Curzon C of E Combined School in Amersham, Chiltern District and Denham Green E-Act Academy in South Bucks were the overall champions and won a class trip to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort.

An amazing 23 schools participated in this year's sticker-collecting scheme, which helps prepare Year 6 pupils for their transition to secondary school.

Ivingswood Academy was 2nd place and won a trip to The Climb in Amersham, and St Nicolas' C of E Combined School won a visit to Beaconsfield Fire Station.

Class 6D of Brushwood Junior School won swim passes, provided by GLL Better.

Chiltern District Cabinet Member for Healthy Communities, Cllr. Liz Walsh said: "Congratulations to the year six pupils at Curzon C of E Combined School and Denham Green E-Act Academy who successfully completed this year's Community Cards scheme and collected the most stickers between them.

"The topics covered in the scheme included everything from money management to cyber safety and environmental issues, and I hope that as well as being great fun, the competition helped them pick up lots of useful skills for the future."

South Bucks Cabinet Member for Healthy Communities, Cllr. Patrick Hogan said: "Congratulations to the winning schools and all the pupils who participated in the scheme. We hope they had a great time enjoying their well-deserved day out at LEGOLAND. The experience will stand them in good stead for starting secondary school in September. Well done to everyone involved."

The scheme is run by Chiltern and South Bucks District Councils Community Safety Team and supported by Thames Valley Police, Wycombe Women's Aid, R-U SAFE, SAFE!,  M for Money Credit Union, Bucks Fire & Rescue Service, Tesco, the Councils' Waste and Recycling Team and Natwest.

The scheme sponsors who provided the prizes were LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, GLL Better and The Entertainer.