Primary gets a special visitor

Agent H with pupils from Girvan Primary.
Agent H with pupils from Girvan Primary.

The pupils at Girvan Primary were treated to a surprise at their Friday afternoon assembly on November 8 when a visitor popped by.

Mascot ‘Agent H’ was brought along by the Ayrshire Hospice who visited the primary to celebrate the fundraising efforts done by the pupils.

The Ayrshire Hospice who have a branch in Girvan’s Chalmers Arcade came to the assembly last week after the Primary School signed up for the hospice’s ‘Challenge 25’ campaign.

The whole school took part in a Go Purple Day on Friday 11 October to raise money for the hospice and it was appropriate since Agent H is purple.

The school were praised by Amanda Harris from the Ayrshire Hospice for their campaigns within the school which saw them come up with ideas including memory bricks and feeling volcanos.

Agent H was happy to pose with the excited pupils for pictures and one lucky group of girls got to have their own standalone picture with him.

All at Girvan Primary received a “I’m a Hospice Hero” pin badge from Agent H for undertaking Challenge 25.

Challenge 25 is a new education and fundraising campaign for schools that will help to raise funds for the family care team at the hospice and increase the support available to children in Ayrshire who are facing or dealing with bereavement.

Developed in consultation with primary school teachers, Challenge 25 has been created to mark the 25th anniversary of the hospice and encourages people to set their own challenge and collect sponsorship for being a Challenge 25 hospice hero. To sign your school up e-mail agenth@ayrshirehospice.org.