An infant school in Great Missenden won a money grant to improve outdoors for their young pupils.

Prestwood Infant School on Moat Lane won £1500 from Tesco Amersham thanks to their community grant.

The winning school’s PTA, Friends of Prestwood Village Schools, will update their outdoor space with the money that “goes a long way”, Tesco Amersham team manager Charlotte Baker said.

Friends of Prestwood Village Schools chairs Jessica Nicholls and Lindsey Farn said: “We are absolutely delighted to have won the Tesco Amersham community grant.

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“We really appreciate everyone who used their blue tokens to vote for us.

"The grant will make a massive difference to the infant school, improving their outdoor space to enhance the children’s learning and enjoyment.

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The community grant tries to ensure no one goes hungry, and help children access food and support for a good start in life.

Ms Baker said: "Bags of Help is now known as Tesco Community Grants.

"Customers should be offered a blue token with every single transaction, and will vote to decide which of three groups receives each level of funding.

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"The three projects will be voted on for three months at a time, and the project that receives the most votes across the voting region will receive £1,500, second place will receive £1,000 and third place £500." 

In the picture from left: Jessica and Max Nicholls, Lindsey and Maia Farn, Georgie Wood and Willow Baker, Prestwood deputy head Mrs Jo Nichol, and community champion BJ Tailor