Roddensvale School colleagues team up for 100 mile challenge

Two teachers are completing the ‘Run 100 Miles in June Challenge’ to raise money for Roddensvale School in Larne, Co Antrim.

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 7:50 pm
Miss Kitson.
Miss Kitson.

Jenny Kitson has a long association with the school, which caters for pupils with learning difficulties, both as a teacher and the sibling of a past pupil. Stephen Grant is the PE co-ordinator.

Both teachers are busy doing remote learning with their pupils during lockdown, but are going to pound the pavements to raise money for the school.

And thanks to the backing of some very supportive parents and pupils, who are also participating, they have raised a combined total of almost £1900, so far.

Mr Grant.

The roll of honour includes Maddie and her mum Gillian and sister Nicole, Jacob and his dad David, Chloe and her dad Craig, mum Laura, sister Charlotte, and their dog, Sasha, who are all doing a mixture of walking and running to complete the 100 miles.

Roddensvale has pupils in the 3-19 years age range who have severe learning difficulties and other additional needs such as autism, sensory processing disorder, complex medication needs and social and emotional needs.

Miss Kitson said: “The school is missing vital fundraisers this year due to the Covid crisis, and we would really appreciate your support.”

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Jacob’s dad, David.

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Chloe with her dad, Craig.

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Chloe’s sister Charlotte, brother Jamie and dog Sasha.