Team scales mountains to fund computer suite

Parents and friends leaving for the three peaks challenge in aid of Flax Bourton School IT suite.

Parents and friends leaving for the three peaks challenge in aid of Flax Bourton School IT suite. - Credit: Archant

A daring team of fundraisers scaled the UK’s highest mountains to raise money for Flax Bourton Primary School.

Parents and friends leaving for the three peaks challenge in aid of Flax Bourton School's IT suite.

Parents and friends leaving for the three peaks challenge in aid of Flax Bourton School's IT suite. - Credit: Archant

A group of parents, teachers and friends of the school took on the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money to update and equip a new computer suite for the school.

The 20-strong group climbed up Ben Nevis in Scotland, Scafell Pike in England and Snowdon in Wales in just under 24 hours and have raised a staggering £10,000 for the cause.

Headteacher Jane Bennett said: “We are absolutely delighted. It was such a big target to aim for and for such a small school it’s incredible. We have the utmost admiration for those who took it on.”