Eastwood school raises enough funds to build playground in Zambia

A school has raised more than enough money in a week to build a playground in Zambia.

Eastwood’s Hall Park Academy has raised £470.79 after taking part Unicef Playground Challenge as part of Soccer Aid.

Year 10 boys team winners.

Year 10 boys team winners.

However, they have raised even more as the government match every £1 raised, meaning in total they have raised £941.58.

Aimee Farmery, PE teacher, at the school said: “This is the first time we have taken part and the school is was really thriving because of it.

“We have had several events such as a five a side tournament which had over 70 students, soak the teachers, penalty shoot outs, an obstacle course and a baking competition.”

Year 7 winners named Daddy Pig FC.

Year 7 winners named Daddy Pig FC.

Year 7 and 8 girls team named FLASH!

Year 7 and 8 girls team named FLASH!