Swindon pupils and staff have been promoting the power of sport and raising money for Sport Relief as part of a mammoth cycling challenge.

RideABC, which takes place across national schools group United Learning, see two educationalists travelling almost the length of the country to raise money for Sport Relief, from Ashford to Bournemouth to Carlisle.

On 7 March, cyclists Shaun and Bruce reached Swindon Academy, where they rested before continuing north from Nova Hreod Academy on 8 March.

Swindon Academy pupils and staff at the schools did their part to get active and raise money through a whole host of activities, led by former Olympic gold medallist and athletics star Jason Gardener MBE.

Swindon Academy sixth formers participated in an ambitious 24-hour sponsored cycle challenge on 6 March.

At Nova Hreod Academy, on 8 March, students undertook their own Sport Relief mile challenges alongside Shelley Rudman, who won a silver medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.