A SIZZLING sum of money was raised for a Port Glasgow school at its annual barbecue.

Pupils, parents and staff from Craigmarloch got their teeth into the event on Saturday and raised over £500.

There was lots of fun, games and tasty treats for everyone to enjoy.

The grill was not the only thing that was hot, guests also took advantage of the prolonged period of warm, sunny weather as they tucked into their burgers in the outdoor seating areas.

A total of £546 was raised and will go towards school funds.

Joan Hagan, a member of the parent council, said: "It was great to see everyone - parents and kids - all enjoying themselves and the staff that turned out to help.

"There was a great turnout.

"We raised £546.10, which was fantastic, with the weather holding up as well.

"This was the first barbecue here for head teacher Mr Walker and he, along with depute heads Miss Blair and Miss Macsween, were delighted with how the the day went."

The event ran on Saturday was organised in partnership with the Craigmarloch Parent Council.

Anna McEwan, who chair's the parents' group, added: "A massive thanks to all those who assisted in any way to make the barbecue at the school a huge success."