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Sainsburys cash wins children school orchard

Children at Eastfield Primary School have been given the opportunity to plant their own orchard with a donation from Sainsburys.

Sainsbury’s in Wednesfield has a long history of working in the community, from donating flower to the local churches and allowing local youth groups into the store to pack bags and collect for cause to their annual Trolley Dash run in conjunction with the Wednesfield Rotary club with this years winner making their dash on Fathers Day.

Recently however children at Eastfield Primary School have been given the opportunity to plant their own orchard with a £500.00 donation as part of the stores  community grant scheme.

The children submitted ideas about an apple, plum, pear tree orchard and a climbing frame made from eco friendly materials that caught the judges eyes.

Teacher Trish Simms said “Sainsbury’s have been very  supportive of us and we thank them for that.”

 

 

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