TWO schools in Andover have signed up to take part in a charity world record breaking attempt for the most people signing and singing simultaneously.

Pupils at Andover Church of England (C of E) Primary School and Rookwood School will participate in the event, which has been organised by the charity SignHealth, on 6 February.

Steve Powell, chief executive at SignHealth, which is the national healthcare charity for deaf people, said: “Our Guinness World Records sign2sing project is an attempt to break the world record for the most people singing and signing a song at the same time.

“More than 800 schools have signed up so far and we’re delighted Andover C of E Primary School and Rookwood School are involved in the event too.”