Parents ‘in Tears’ As Cash-strapped Primary School Begs Families To Donate Toilet Roll

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A CASH-STRAPPED primary school has left parents “in tears” after begging for their help to buy basic teaching material – and toilet roll.

St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School in Maidenhead, Berks., sent a desperate email to families with a link to its Amazon ‘Wish List’ page.

BPM Media St Edmund Campion Catholic School has asked parents to help it buy essential items

It has 17 essential items it says it cannot afford, including toilet paper, sticky tape, Blu Tack, felt tip pens and textbooks.

The 420-pupil school admitted it may not be able to operate after the next two years.

And its left parents outraged and worried.

Catherine del Campo, whose ten-year-old daughter attends the school, said: “I was shaken and nearly in tears. This is really desperate – the fact they are asking for office supplies and toilet paper.

I was shaken and nearly in tears. This is really desperate – the fact they are asking for office supplies and toilet paper

“As a parent, if the school is begging for toilet paper then it makes you wonder what’s next.”

The school, which is the constituency Theresa May has represented for 21 years, says it continues to evacuate its finances.

It recently lost a £70,000 grant.

Solent News The school is in Theresa Mays consistency




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