Skip to the good bit... Fenland school raises £300 for British Heart Foundation with skipathon

11:25 27 February 2014

Nigel Cole from the British Heat Foundation attended the assembly to be presented with a cheque for the fantastic amount of £315.22. Picture: Steve Williams.

Nigel Cole from the British Heat Foundation attended the assembly to be presented with a cheque for the fantastic amount of £315.22. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Pupils skipped their way to almost £400 for their school and the British Heart Foundation.

Nigel Cole from the British Heat Foundation attended the assembly to be presented with a cheque for the fantastic amount of £315.22. Picture: Steve Williams.Nigel Cole from the British Heat Foundation attended the assembly to be presented with a cheque for the fantastic amount of £315.22. Picture: Steve Williams.

The children at Thomas Eaton Primary School, in Wimblington, took part in a sponsored skipathon last November and were sponsored by their family and friends.

The total money raised was then divided, with 20 per cent being retained by the school’s parents association and the remainder donated to the British Heart Foundation.

On Wednesday, Nigel Cole from the charity visited the school assembly to receive the cheque for £315.22.

Children also received certificates for taking part - and six-year-old was presented a skipping rope for raising £55.

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  • Le son demande le sourire. Le sourire du printemps est comme le soleil qui cherche le repos et la voix des enfants. Francesco Sinibaldi

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