School skipping event raises more than £5,000

Action from the Jump Rope for Heart event in Donington
Action from the Jump Rope for Heart event in Donington

A sponsored ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ event held at Thomas Cowley High School has raised a whopping £5,264 for the British Heart Foundation.

The 29th annual event at the school in Donington was held this year with the theme ‘celebrate Britain’. The event featured skipping contests and fancy dress.

The winning house was Bass with students pledging £1,706.