Charitable Thornden School pupils top £12,000 in seven months

Thorndean School pupils present the £5,000 cheque to Lepra fundraiser Dawn Williamson.

Thorndean School pupils present the £5,000 cheque to Lepra fundraiser Dawn Williamson.

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PUPILS got their school active to help others less fortunate across the world.

Year 7 students at Thornden School in Chandler’s Ford have raised more than £12,000 in seven months.

This includes more than £5,000 for Lepra raised last term through a sponsored street dance workout event.

Lepra helps people affected by leprosy and other diseases linked to poverty, discrimination and disability.

The previous term the same year group raised more than £7,000 for Canine Partners, which trains assistance dogs to give disabled people more independence.

Thanks to that money, the pupils can sponsor a dog and will be able to monitor its training progress.

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