Schools sing to break record

WIGAN’s schools are being offered the chance to win classroom resources.

The 1,000th to register for the Guinness World Record attempt, sign2sing, could receive the prize offered by SignHealth, the national healthcare charity for deaf people, who organises the event to help raise money.

Earlier this year 114,227 youngsters took part in and smashed the Guinness World Record which saw them all join in with a specially conposed song for the attempt.

Rowena Dean, Head of Marketing and Communications at SignHealth, said: “We’re hoping more than 1,000 schools will take part, so we’re on a mission to register more schools in the next few months.

“The 1,000th school to sign up will win ‘Sign with Olli’ classroom resources and it could be one in the area, so we’re hoping Wigan teachers get involved to be in with a chance to receive the prizes.

“We will also be hosting monthly prize draws up to the event for registered schools to win the ‘Sign with Olli’ books.

“Sign2sing is our world record breaking attempt for the most people signing and singing a song at the same time while also raising money for SignHealth.”

On February 6, 2013 young people nationwide aged between four and 11 will attempt to smash the previous record.

For more information contact 01494 687600 or visit www.sign2sing.org.uk.