Students set out on Sahara challenge

Pupils from a school in Northamptonshire are swapping their classrooms for the wilds of Morocco to boost funds for Alzheimer's Research UK. The group of 15 pupils and two teachers from Wellingborough School will leave home soil on Monday 17 February ahead of a gruelling three-day trek across the Sahara Desert
Pupils from a school in Northamptonshire are swapping their classrooms for the wilds of Morocco to boost funds for Alzheimer's Research UK. The group of 15 pupils and two teachers from Wellingborough School will leave home soil on Monday 17 February ahead of a gruelling three-day trek across the Sahara Desert

Pupils from Wellingborough School are swapping their classrooms for the deserts of Morocco to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

The group of 15 pupils and two teachers left on Monday for a gruelling three-day trek across a section of the Sahara Desert.

The intrepid trekkers have already raised over £10,000 through sponsorship.