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Step-by-step: ceilidh

A ceilidh is a traditional Gaelic gathering, which promises lots of fun for the whole family

Step-by-step: circus

A circus is a surprisingly easy and profitable fundraiser to organise for your school

Step-by-step: murder mystery

Murder mystery nights make a great choice for an adult social evening, promising lots of fun for little effort

Step-by-step: pet show

Raise children's awareness of animal welfare issues – and raise money – by running a pet show at your school

Step-by-step: bingo event

A bingo event, either for children or families, is simple way to raise money for your school

Step-by-step: beetle drive

A beetle drive is a lively and sociable game, which involves rolling dice and drawing a beetle

Step-by-step: silent auction

A silent auction allows you to be more creative with prizes, and offers great profit potential

Family bingo night

Ainsdale Primary School in Merseyside raised £600 from their Easter-themed family bingo night

Scalextric night

Balsall Common Primary Academy in Solihull made £200 profit at their Scalextric fundraising night

Running a raffle

Running a raffle at events can boost profits, but what legal requirements do schools need to adhere to?

RSPCA advice: Pet shows

A pet show introduces welfare issues to children, but there are some important things to consider

Boosting profits

The profit you make is the measure of success at your event, so how can you push it further?

Secondhand sales

Secondhand sales are a popular way for schools to raise funds, but don't fall foul of legal requirements

Step-by-step: swishing

A swishing (or clothes-swapping) party is a fun way to raise money for your cause

Step-by-step: music festival

Music festivals are a wonderful way to raise money whilst bringing the community together