When it comes to fitness challenges, they don’t come tougher than the one that's currently being tackled by pupils of Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth in Cefneithin.

Under a scheme designed by The Prince's Trust, the students have begun their ‘Tallest Building Challenge’ where they are attempting to climb the equivalent of the world’s 30 tallest buildings using step-by-step fitness equipment.

“We’re two weeks into the challenge and have already climbed the world’s tallest buildings which are the Burj Khalifa, UAE as well as China’s Shanghai Tower,” explained group co-ordinator Janine Richards.

“The pupils have also climbed the Vilnius TV Tower, Moldova’s Romskha Tower and St Peter’s Basilica Dome, Rome and we’re now on course to complete our challenge by the end of the month.”

The pupils are using their challenge to raise funds for the Salvation Army.


The project has received assistance from the Snap Fitness Centre in Cross Hands with director Jordan Sako delighted to support the fund raising challenge.

Our pictures shows Megan Haf Jones, Maddie Davies (back), Shakia Griffith, Jack Evans, Kacey Hughes (centre) and Leah Newell-Roberts, Janine Richards and Jordan Sako (front).