Churchill Academy’s charity challenge for WaterAid

PUBLISHED: 12:00 10 June 2017

The school's designated charity for the year is WaterAid.

The school's designated charity for the year is WaterAid.


Pupils from a North Somerset school laced up their trainers to take part in a sports challenge for charity.

Athletic Churchill Academy students tackled an obstacle course on May 24 to raise money for charity WaterAid – which provides clean water to people across Africa.

More than 100 pupils from years seven and eight took part in the event, which saw the youngsters negotiate box climbs, cargo nets and balance beams.

The fastest team to beat the course was Brett Kelly, Oliver Walton, Josh Mees and Izaac Webber.

A school spokesman said: “More than 100 year seven and eight students took part in the academy’s first WaterAid obstacle course on a beautifully sunny day.

“The event was designed to raise awareness and funds for WaterAid, the academy’s designated charity for this year.

“Thank you to all of the sixth form students and staff who helped out on what was a great afternoon.”

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