Burnley pupils take 2,000 steps towards raising awareness of autism

Students at a Burnley primary school have been putting their best feet forward in a bid to raise awareness of autism.

Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 8:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th March 2019, 9:43 am
Pupils at St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley walked 2,000 steps every day for a week to help raise awareness of autism.

Children from all year groups at St Augustine's RC Primary walked an extra 2,000 steps every lunchtime for a week as part of the Walk for Autism campaign.

Pupil support lead Helen Webb said: "This has helped the children to raise awareness of autism and also stay fit at the same time.

"They have really enjoyed it."