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Mayhill Junior School


Junior School


Sport Relief Day 2018

Last Friday all of the children at Mayhill did their bit for this year's Sport Relief Fundraising campaign. We had a brilliant day wearing our favourite sports kits and being active, whilst at the same time raising money for Sport Relief. During the morning we (including staff!!) took on the Billion Step Challenge, and challenged oursleves to complete as many step ups as we could in a 2m period. As a school we completed over 18,500 step ups in the 2 minutes, WOW! What an amazing effort from everyone involved. We were also curious to see which RAF base we would be able to make it to using all of these steps, would it be Northolt, Lossiemouth or every Akrotiri! After much careful calculating and checking, in depth discussion over how many steps were involved in one step up and then some more careful calculations and checks we settled on a total distance of 55km. Well we didn't quite manage RAF Akrotiri but we did manage to get to RAF Northolt!

In addition to step up challenge we also had 4 children running a sponsored mile, which culminated in a proad last stretch through the parted assembly crowd, finishing just in front of the stage. Well done to Reggie Bleathman, Daisy Grindal, Ollie McConnell and Thomas McArt. A fantastic effort and a great end to a very active day, phew!