Six-year-old Joshua Blackaby said he was thrilled to find out a helium balloon he set off from his primary school in Derby last December, had travelled 10,000 miles to Australia.
It was let go as part of celebrations when his school became an academy.
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It will be a dry morning with some sunny spells. However, cloud will thicken from the west during the afternoon with rain arriving later.
Mostly dry start of the week, although rain arriving in the evening.