Pupils wear red to say thanks

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Youngsters at Harrogate’s St John Fisher Catholic High School saw red to help the Children’s Heart Surgery Unit in Leeds.

Students wore a variety of red hats, socks, shoes, ties and suits in exchange for a donation for the lifesaving facility.

Rob Pritchard, Head of St John Fisher explained: “This charity has a very special place in the school’s commitment towards others.

“A number of St John Fisher students owe their lives to the wonderful work this unit does for our area.”

Myriam Barker, received a cheque for £1,010 on behalf of the unit and thanked the school warmly for its outstanding commitment.

She said: “This is the second time in the past eight months that this school has literally put its heart into our work. We are very grateful.”