Sanders Draper School, Hornchurch, pupils raise £200 for Water Aid by running five miles - dressed as toilets

George Roomes (left) and Jack Sweetman (right) during the run

George Roomes (left) and Jack Sweetman (right) during the run - Credit: Archant

There were no loo-sers when two year 8 boys completed five laps of their school playing field dressed as toilets.

Jack Sweetman (left) and George Roomes (right) with geography teacher James Foley

Jack Sweetman (left) and George Roomes (right) with geography teacher James Foley - Credit: Archant

Sanders Draper School pupils Jack Sweetman, 12, and George Roomes, 13, ran the five-mile course to raise much-needed cash for Water Aid – which helps those in developing countries access clean water and better sanitation.

Inspired by a geography lesson at the Hornchurch school, Jack and George decided to complete a sponsored run to benefit those struggling to survive without adequate water supplies.

And the boys were flushed with success as family, neighbours and teachers put £200 in the bowl for their efforts.

Geography teacher James Foley said: “Water Aid is a fantastic charity that works with local communities in developing countries. We are exceptionally proud of Jack and George who have both shown such initiative and a steely determination to achieve their goal.”


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