Students of Roding Valley High School set off on Zambia charity trip

The students before they left for Africa.

The students before they left for Africa.

First published in News East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter - Wanstead & Woodford

Students set off for a 10-day charity trip to Zambia yesterday.

A total of 15 Year 11 pupils of Roding Valley High School, in Alderton Hill, Loughton, will help to improve facilities for a school in Kitwe, Zambia.

They raised money for 'Beyond Ourselves' charity, who work to bring education and medical care to Zambian children. 

Headteacher Paul Banks said: "This is an experience of a lifetime for everyone involved.

"They are amazing ambassadors for the school and I am sure they will enjoy every minute of the trip."

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