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More than £2,000 has been donated to a Warwickshire Hospice in memory of a mother from the Midlands who died of cancer earlier this year.
Gail Stevens' daughter Maddie set up a JustGiving page to raise money.
Donations have come in thick and fast since it emerged her school, St Giles Junior in Bedworth, had banned 11-year-old Maddie from a school trip which rewarded students with 100 per cent attendance, because she had taken a day off for her mother's funeral.
Maddie's father, Andy, said the support has been overwhelming.
More than £1,000 has now been donated to a Warwickshire Hospice in memory of a Midland mother who died of cancer earlier this year.
The JustGiving page was set up by Gail Stevens' daughter Maddie.
Donations have been pouring in since it emerged her school, St Giles Junior in Bedworth, had banned her from a school trip rewarding students with 100 per cent attendance records - because she had taken a day off for her mother's funeral.
On the page, Maddie said while they were there staff were only able to open half of the beds available because of a lack of funds, and said she wanted to help them provide others with the care they gave her mother.
Donations to a fundraising page set up by an 11-year-old girl in memory of her mother have soared since the story broke that she has been penalised by her school for attending her funeral.
Maddie Stevens lost her mother Gail in January.
But, according to the Coventry Telegraph, St Giles Junior School in Bedworth then banned her from a school trip for students with a 100 per cent attendance record, with the day of the funeral marring her otherwise perfect record.
Since then, donations have poured in to Maddie's JustGiving page, smashing her aim of raising £100 for Myton Hospice, which helped her mother.
The total now stands at £428.
Comedian Jason Manford has expressed his anger over the decision to stop a child going on a school trip because she'd missed one day of school- to attend her mother's funeral.
According to the Coventry Telegraph, Maddie Stevens from Bedworth was forced to miss out on the day out to reward 100% attendance.
The celebrity posted on his Facebook page:
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A school in Bedworth which did not allow a pupil on a school trip for attending her own mother's funeral have said they are 'truly sorry'.