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    Teacher set for 12,000ft charity skydive

    A teacher at West Hatch High School, Chigwell, is preparing to take part in a charity tandem sky-dive.

    Justine Williams offered to stand in for a fellow fundraiser who had to pull out at the last minute.

    Justine, who is the Head of Social Sciences and teaches Psychology and Sociology at the High Road school, said: "I am feeling very nervous about the jump but as I am filling in for someone that was unable to do it I haven’t got too much time to worry about it which is good!"

    Justine will jump out of a plane at 12,000ft at an airfield in Oxfordshire on Sunday, May 15.

    Her efforts will support PAARS, a charity which supports families where the parent/carer is being abused by their adolescent child.

    PAARS was formed in February 2012 and currently works in the Enfield area.

    She said: "PAARS is such an amazing charity and completely unique in the UK so I want to raise as much money as possible to help them continue their work.

    "PAARS are using money raised to help continue supporting families. Most of the people at the charity are volunteers and they give up their own time to work with families where there is adolescent on parent abuse, helping and supporting the families to move forward together."

    The freefall, tandem jump will see Justine - and her jump partner from the London Parachute School - freefall for about 40 seconds and parachute for about five minutes.

    To sponsor Justine, visit