VIDEO - Gangnam Style video helps Model PS into Fit Factor Final - and they need your votes

Pupils at Derry’s Model Primary School have put their spin on the Gangnam Style phenomenon as part of a healthy lifestyle project - and now need your votes to win a national prize.

The Primary 4 pupils at the Derry school have made it through to the final four of the Fit Factor competition, organised by Lidl and Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.

Model PS pupils with Ms Paula Lamrock who have reahed the final stages of Fit Factor and are seeking your vote. (2604JB16)

Model PS pupils with Ms Paula Lamrock who have reahed the final stages of Fit Factor and are seeking your vote. (2604JB16)

As part of their entry, the school kids made their own Gangnam Style DVD parodying the Korean singer Psy’s internet sensation - you can watch it online via our video player or via this link

They also developed a scrapbook focusing on healthy eating, attended a yoga session, and promoted healthy eating at home with their parents.

“Everyone is buzzing to have made it down to the final four,” teacher Helena Lamrock told the ‘Journal’.

“We are the only local school to have made it this far and really hope the Derry public will get behind us and give us their vote,” she said.

The Model PS are now vying for top spot with Springhill Primary School, Belfast, St Nailes Primary School, Enniskillen, and St Patrick’s Primary School, Dungannon.

Voting opened on Monday at www.fitfactor.co.uk and runs until May 17.

The four schools to have made it to the final have won a bonus of £1,000 worth of sports equipment vouchers and Lidl shopping vouchers.

The winning school will scoop a top prize of of £3,000 worth of sports equipment vouchers and the ‘Lidl Fit Factor Champions’ crown.

The winner will be decided by a combination of the public vote - 50% of the final tally - and a judging panel made up of Ulster rugby player Stephen Ferris , Joe McMahon from the Tyrone GAA team, Michael Conlan, Olympic bronze medallist boxer and journalist Claire McCollum.