Mill Water given a £5,000 cash boost

10:00 31 January 2013

Santander Honiton, branch manager Darren McArdle handing over £5,000 to Amy Francis the chairman of the PFA at Millwater school. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6684-03-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Santander Honiton, branch manager Darren McArdle handing over £5,000 to Amy Francis the chairman of the PFA at Millwater school. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 6684-03-13TI To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Santander shows its support for Mill Water School in Honiton.

Mill Water School has received a £5,000 cash boost to help enhance learning opportunities for students.

The school, in Honiton, was presented with a cheque by the manager of the town’s local Santander branch manager, Darren McArdle, after it was selected by the bank as its chosen charity in the area.

Headteacher Alan Sheppard said: “It is fantastic.

“It will make a real difference to pupils at the school.

“The money will enhance our learning.”

The money will be used to purchase additional learning resources such as iPads and laptops to help students with their communication skills.

Mr Sheppard added: “We are very grateful to Santander for thinking of us and hope in the future that we will continue to work with them.”

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