A primary school is celebrating receiving a £500 donation after one of their pupils won a competition to design a new shopping bag.

Amy Jones, nine, from Anderton St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, had entered the competition being run by a new Tesco Express store on Chorley Road.

Amy’s entry was chosen from hundreds by the store manager, Wendy Simm.

At a special school assembly, Wendy joined pupils and staff to present her with the winning design, as well as a £25 gift card.

She also provided each pupil with one of the bags.

Mrs Bamber, headteacher at Anderton St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, said: “We’re delighted for Amy to have won and she was absolutely thrilled when she saw her design on the bags. They’ve certainly been popular with the children and parents and it seems they’re being snapped up by local people too.

“We keep seeing Amy’s design around Adlington when people are out shopping. We’d also like to thank Tesco for the kind donation. It’s great that Wendy and the new store are working with the community, and local schools.”

Wendy Simm, Store manager of Tesco Express, Chorley Road, said: “I was really impressed with the quality of the designs from the children.

“Picking out the winning entry was very difficult indeed.

“Our customers have been telling us how much they like Amy’s design and the bags have been flying out of the store.”