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Friday, 4 May 2012

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Losing Lollipop People

By bluebadger (Age 16)

Many lollipop people all over England will have to leave there jobs unless the local school can raise a huge amount of money.

The school council from our school have had to make decisions on how to raise 6000 pounds. We have been offered a certain amount from the council and a promised 50 pounds, therefore we are on our way. A pupil's dad came in for a meeting with two memberss of staff and the KS2 school council and, as the lollipop man - Derek - came to the office at the end of the day, we invited him to join us and we have come up with some amazing ideas.

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  • Mirri04 (Age 17) wrote on Monday, 7 May 2012 @ 13:22

    That's good news, and you should be proud! We don't have lollipop people where I live, but our car accident rate is still very low (which is brilliant!). To be truthful, I have never actually seen the point of lollipop people, but if they help you and your school, then that's fine. :)

  • mabli (Age 14) wrote on Tuesday, 8 May 2012 @ 08:16

    It is sad they will lose there jobs when they have saved so many children other the years.

  • Cerrie (Age 16) wrote on Saturday, 12 May 2012 @ 15:30

    The point of being a lollipop person is that it is a job so you get payed, you are willing to give your life to save and help children - this leaves you with a warm glow inside.

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