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Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge won by Castor school
Children from Castor Church of England Primary School were rewarded for their efforts in the Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge at last year's Anna’s Hope Fun Run.
The school raised £2,475 for Anna’s Hope, which was the biggest amount achieved by all the schools that entered. Main sponsor ChromaSport and Trophies awarded the school with a voucher worth £500. They were also presented with a TV from Aldi Peterborough.
In addition, the school also received the Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge Trophy. The runner-up silverware went to Nene Valley Primary School who raised £795.
Carole Hughes, founder of Anna's Hope, said: "We really appreciate the support we had from the children, the schools, the city council and our sponsors. Congratulations to Castor school and to their inspirational headteachern Mark Ratchford."
Annette Joyce, service director, city services and communications, at Peterboroug h City Council said: "Our city schools did a great job in rising to this sporting challenge. I congratulate all those who took part and hope they are ready and raring to go for the Anna’s Hope Fun Run on October 8 this year."
Michael Vincent owner of ChromaSport and Trophies, who has sponsored the Schools Challenge for the last eight years, said: "I am delighted to support and sponsor the Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge, as running and raising money for a worthy local cause is a great way to get our children active."
John Greaves, area manger from Aldi said: "The stores in Peterborough value the importance of the work of Anna’s Hope and are delighted to be able to play a part in supporting their worthy cause. It is great to see the Castor Church of England Primary School going the extra mile!"
For information about the 2017 Anna’s Hope Schools Challenge, call Carole Hughes: 07831 398637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org