Jigsaw pupils have visited their friends at Ripley Court School to join in ‘The Big Movie March’ – Ripley Court’s annual themed charity walk. Pupils were sponsored to walk, run, skip or dance their way around the school field in aid of Jigsaw and local charity Cherry Trees, which provides respite care for young people with disabilities.
Jigsaw pupils entered into the spirit by dressing as movie characters ranging from an Angry Bird to Dick Dastardly from Wacky Races. Ripley Court pupils were equally inventive with their dressing-up – and with their fundraising: one pupil even set up a Justgiving web page.
Jigsaw’s Community and Events Fundraiser, Sally Ward, who also took part, said, “Ripley Court’s annual charity walk is not only a great fun event but also enables pupils from both schools to continue the long-running relationship we have established in recent years. Ripley Court are regular visitors to Jigsaw and we are always delighted to welcome them and inform them about autism and the work we do.”
She added, “We are hugely grateful to Ripley Court for their continuing enthusiastic support and fundraising.”
Only last month Ripley Court pupils visited Jigsaw to present a cheque for more than £2,400 from the Ripley’s Got Talent show.