School’s fundraising efforts raise £1,000 for charity

Lucy Rowland, Darly Martin, Claire Coles, Kian Patel and Alex Newell of Park Junior school, Wellingborough
Lucy Rowland, Darly Martin, Claire Coles, Kian Patel and Alex Newell of Park Junior school, Wellingborough

Children, parents and staff at Park Junior School in Wellingborough have raised almost £1,000 for Diabetes UK.

Over the course of the year they have held various fundraising events that included mufti days and an alternative triathlon, and raised £969.52 for the charity.

East Midlands regional fundraiser Claire Coles visited the school to receive the cheque. Mrs Coles said: “Without the help of fantastic school children such as those at Park Junior School we could not help as many people with diabetes as we do.”

The school council will be choosing a new charity to support at the beginning of the new school year.