Pupils can't wait to hit head Pye with a pie!

PUBLISHED: 14:22 05 July 2009 | UPDATED: 07:16 30 May 2010

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ROLES were reversed at Great Easton Primary School as pupils managed to get their own back on headteacher Damian Pye. As part of the schools annual bouncy castle fun day, a competition dubbed as a Pie for Pye encouraged children and parents to hurl crea

ROLES were reversed at Great Easton Primary School as pupils managed to get their own back on headteacher Damian Pye.

As part of the schools annual bouncy castle fun day, a competition dubbed as a 'Pie for Pye' encouraged children and parents to hurl cream pies at the teacher to help raise funds for new playground climbing equipment.

In total, £2500 was raised during the fun day after hundreds of people crammed through the school's gates.

A PTA spokesman said: "As well as the usual bouncy castles, children enjoyed the new attractions of a climbing wall, mini golf and go-karts. But by far the most popular event of the afternoon was the opportunity to put a cream pie in the face of the school headmaster.

"The PTA would like to stress that no headteachers were harmed during the course of this game!"

Traditional side-stalls included a lucky dip, teddy tombola and panning for gold proved to be very popular. And for those just wishing to relax in the sun there were cream teas, Pimms and a barbeque.

The spokesman added: "It was a fantastic day was had by all. The money will be added to our growing fund for new playground climbing equipment.

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