Red Nose Day 2019: Dunmow school teachers get funny for money in aid of Comic Relief

PUBLISHED: 11:13 21 March 2019 | UPDATED: 11:13 21 March 2019

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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Teachers at Great Dunmow Primary School received pies in their faces on Red Nose Day if their jokes were judged 'not up to scratch'.

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The school, which raised about £400 for Comic Relief, held its first Red Nose Awards on Friday, where teachers competed in a joke-off.

Head teacher Kevin Watts said: “We wanted to combine our usual celebration assembly with Comic Relief. To coincide with Red Nose Day we wanted to do something that recognised those pupils who always make us smile, are positive, and have a caring nature. The recipients of the Red Nose Awards were the lucky ones who could pie their teacher in the face.”

Over at Dunmow St Mary’s Primary School, pupils also embraced the colour red and the school raised £489.

A school spokesman said: “We talked to the children about all the worthy causes that the money raised supports. Students also participated in a ‘red fact’ quiz.”

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDStaff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Staff members at Great Dunmow Primary School received a pie in the face if pupils did not take a shine to their joke, during the Red Nose Awards. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Students at Dunmow St Mary's Primary School dressed in red in aid of Comic Relief.  Picture: CONTRIBUTEDStudents at Dunmow St Mary's Primary School dressed in red in aid of Comic Relief. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

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