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Ex-pupil donates minibus to school

Staff and pupils from Our Lady and St Swithin’s School (OLSS) received a surprise when they were contacted by a man named Russell who had previously been a pupil at 30 years ago.

Headteacher, Emma Hartley  said: “He requested to come in for a visit for a tour of the school and he thoroughly enjoyed looking and his old classroom and reminiscing!

“He then stayed for a coffee and told me he wanted to give something back to the community where he had grown up. He has his own business and runs a very successful construction company called G8i Construction.

“He knew we were fundraising for a mini bus and really wanted to help us. It took him a week to find us the perfect bus and he even had it signed with our logo too!

“We had a big celebration in school and children, parents and governors attended whilst we revealed our very own school mini bus - all thanks to Russell. The children made him a thank you card and we presented him with a gift from school.

“We cannot thank Russell enough for what he has done for OLSS. We can now visit libraries, other schools, football matches, basketball tournaments, swimming galas, water polo, local secondary schools and much much more”.

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on April 11th, 2018



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