Pupils at Ringwood Junior School do playground tricks
PUPILS at a school in Hampshire have raised more than £1,200 for those caught up in the war in Ukraine.
A group of 4th grade boys from Ringwood Junior School raised the money by doing hundreds of playground laps.
They came up with the idea of running a total of 1,325 miles – the distance between London and the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.
Dressed in the blue and yellow Ukrainian colors, they ran along the playing field at each break.
READ MORE: Photos from the 2022 Southampton Marathon
Donations from other pupils and their families have so far raised over £1,200.
Principal Sally-Ann Evans said: “I’m so proud of the boys and all they’ve achieved.
“It’s always nice when kids show initiative and see through an idea that means so much to them and to the wider community. Cheers boys, you’ve inspired us all.”
The money will be donated to the Disaster Emergency Committee.
A message from the editor
Thanks for reading this article – we appreciate your support in reading the Daily Echo.
Subscribing to the Echo means you have unlimited access to the latest Saints news, features and coverage – all with a lightweight advertising website.
You will also have full access to Saintsmoreyour new home for Southampton FC tactical analysis, features and more.
Don’t take my word for it – subscribe here to see for yourself.
Follow the latest breaking news in the Southampton area by joining our Facebook group – Southampton News – Breaking news and incidents
Follow the latest judicial and criminal news on our dedicated Facebook group – Hampshire Court and Crime News