Pudsey delights youngsters at Dunmow Primary School

PUBLISHED: 14:25 22 November 2017

A youngster at Dunmow St Mary's helps The Laughter Specialists show how they cheer up children in hospital. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

A youngster at Dunmow St Mary's helps The Laughter Specialists show how they cheer up children in hospital. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

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Children at Dunmow St Mary’s were surprised and delighted when Pudsey bear, himself, turned up at their school on Children in Need Day, Friday, November 17.

Pupils at Dunmow St Mary's, the shipping company, Containerlift and Pudsey all helped to raise £1,319  for Children in Need. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPupils at Dunmow St Mary's, the shipping company, Containerlift and Pudsey all helped to raise £1,319 for Children in Need. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

They were also amused to see a Containerlift truck arrive.

Children at Dunmow St Mary's were delighted to see Pudsey Bear and a container truck. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOChildren at Dunmow St Mary's were delighted to see Pudsey Bear and a container truck. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

The youngsters, who came to school in their onesies and pyjamas, enjoyed a special assembly presented as a show by The Laughter Specialists, actors who go into hospitals and special schools to cheer the children up.

Headteacher at Dunmow St Mary's Clare Griffiths with Pudsey and the cheque for Children in Need. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOHeadteacher at Dunmow St Mary's Clare Griffiths with Pudsey and the cheque for Children in Need. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Containerlift, a shipping company who sponsor the troupe, arranged for them to visit the school and also fund-matched what the school raised with their non-uniform day and selling Pudsey pins, bringing the total for Children in Need to £1,319.

Pudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

School spokesman Jess Horrocks said: “The Laughter Specialists’ show was nonsensical and absolutely hilarious. They invited pupils up onto the stage and showed everyone what they do to make children laugh.

Pudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

“We didn’t tell the children that Pudsey was coming and they were beyond excited, they couldn’t believe that Pudsey had come to their school.”

Pudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Pudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

Pudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTOPudsey bear and the Laughter Specialists visited Dunmow St Mary's Primary School for Children in Need 2017. Picture: SAFFRON PHOTO

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