Castledown Primary pupils take part in Hastings Half marathon Mini Run to raise funds for local charity

A group of young runners from Ark Castledown Primary Academy ran the Hastings Half Marathon mini-run on Sunday and raised an impressive £230 for local support charity Education Futures Trust.

Castledown Mini Runners SUS-190326-084731001
Castledown Mini Runners SUS-190326-084731001

Pictured here, left to right, are Bea Gant, Iris Sharp, Kerola Koslova. Simone Brooks, from the charity, said: “Well done girls.”

Education Futures Trust provides high quality and innovative support and learning tailored to the needs of children, families and vulnerable adults in Hastings and the surrounding area.

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EFT recently received the Sussex Lund award which will allow the development of the Secret Garden at The Firs, off Elphinstone Road, The ambitious project will see the creation of a wildflower meadow and butterfly garden, bird cams and a weather station.