Jeans for Genes Day

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As a school we are very knowledgable about genes and how they work. We are also aware that sometimes they do not work effectively and some of our children are very poorly as a result of this.

The charity ‘Jeans for Genes’ raises money for Genetic Disorders UK and aims to change the world for children with genetic disorders. 1 in 25 children born in the UK, more than 30,000 babies are affected by by genetic disorders. Their associated heath problems mean that genetic disorders are the biggest cause of death in children under 14 years.

This year Jeans for Genes Day took place on 19th September. Every child and every member of staff wore their jeans to school   for the day and made a donation. We held a special assembly and discussed the children who are more poorly than some of our own children and thought of ways…

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