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Paintballing 17, a blast as usual and a fundraising success!

July brings with it once again our personal challenge Enrichment Day here at JPS, as we have done many times in the past this included the annual Y9 & Y10 Paintballing Trip at WildPark Derbyshire.

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It is fair to say we all had a great day as usual however this year brought with it a slight twist that gave a unique opportunity for the students, and they made no attempt to hide their excitement…

It is at this point I must thank Mr Croft, Mr Kenyon, Mr Parker, Mr Needham and Mr Robins for joining me in a charity fundraiser for Derbyshire MIND, a local youth mental health charity. These brave men faced a 110 student strong firing squad to complete an unarmed rabbit run! So much paint, lots of pain and bruises that are going to be here for days to come.

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It is with great pleasure that I can thank the staff and students (it must have been so difficult to open fire and completely pepper their favourite teachers), and as a result we raised over £200 for this worth charity as part of the Artemis House fundraising efforts.

 

 

Best Wishes,

Mr D Barry