Phenomenal students praised for 10K moonlit walk to help raise £25,000 for charity

By Jill Dando News

Kind and caring students have been praised after helping to raise £25,000 with a charity Moonlight walk

Ellie, Carrie, Jess and Lauren, Year 10, of Worle Community School Academy (WCSA) in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset walked 10 kilometres on Weston seafront in the annual Weston Hospicecare Moonlight Beach Walk.

They joined hundreds of women to raise more than £25,000 for the charity. 

This week they were pictured on the front page of the Weston Mercury, their local newspaper, in a photo taken by freelance photographer Mark Atherton.

Principal Jacqui Scott said: “We salute all these four students for their thoughtfulness and brilliant charity work.

“All four girls are super hard working and excellent role models. They are kind, caring and thoughtful.”

The charity will use the funds to continue delivering social, emotional, psychological, spiritual and physical care and support to people in Weston and North Somerset affected by life-limiting illnesses and to their loved ones.

The event was sponsored by the Grand Pier.

The ambitious WCSA is part of the high-achieving The Priory Learning Trust (TPLT) and part of its culture is to serve the community.

The WCSA motto is ‘We Challenge and Support to Achieve’, resulting in students who thrive in all areas.