Healthier hearts

A jump-off held at Fenstaton and Hilton Primary School raised £940 for the British Heart Foundation, when 150 pupils between the ages of seven and 11 took part in the sponsored skip. Children displayed skipping moves such as the pretzel and Chinese wheel

A jump-off held at Fenstaton and Hilton Primary School raised £940 for the British Heart Foundation, when

150 pupils between the ages of seven and 11 took part in the sponsored skip.

Children displayed skipping moves such as the pretzel and Chinese wheel as they skipped in groups of six for up to three hours.

The challenge was part of the national Jump Rope For Heart initiative organised by the British Heart Foundation .

INFORMATION: To find out more visit www.bhf.org.uk/jumprope

Pictured with the children are Mary Meehan PE co-ordiantor and Amanda Howard, teaching assistant.

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Picture: HELEN DRAKE