Hats off to record breakers at Wakefield Girls' High School

Students at Wakefield Girls' High School donned party hats to smash a Guinness World Record and draw attention to a mental health campaign.

In total, 631 pupils wore conical party hats this morning, beating the previous record of 481 to support Young Minds Charity.

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Head of WGHS, Nina Gunson, said: “What a super way to start the week and a great antidote to a drizzly, January morning.”

Wakefield Girls' High School attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the number of people wearing a conical party hat in one place. Picture Scott Merrylees
Wakefield Girls' High School attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for the number of people wearing a conical party hat in one place. Picture Scott Merrylees