father Christmas stopped off at Larklands Infant and Nursery School’s Christmas fair on Friday to see children and hand out presents in his grotto.
Stalls were set up at the school after classes finished on Friday.
Pupils, parents, staff and friends of the school enjoyed Christmas crafts, raffles, tombolas and more.
The event, raised £700 for the school on Park Road, Ilkeston.
The money will be split between two projects.
Half will pay for waterproof clothing for a new forest school incentive which will see children venture into the woods to find out about wildlife and nature.
The remaining cash will be spent on providing e-books for parents.