Worle teacher taking on sport challenge after hospital saved his baby’s life

PUBLISHED: 15:00 04 June 2017

Callum Thompson.

Callum Thompson.


A Worle secondary school teacher will cycle 50 miles and hike up the UK’s second biggest mountain to raise money for a children’s charity.

Callum Thompson, who teaches at Priory Community School, in Queensway, will raise funds for Action Medical Research, which conducts research into ill children and babies.

Callum’s own son spent Christmas in a high-dependency unit 18 months ago.

That experience with his baby has spurred him on to raise £2,000 for charity by cycling, hiking and canoeing in the Lake District.

He said: “I can’t wait to raise loads of money.”

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