HAILSHAM: Youngsters wear something funny for Red Nose Day

Children from Marshlands Primary School's Our Little Chicks nursery class dressed up for Red Nose Day

Children from Marshlands Primary School's Our Little Chicks nursery class dressed up for Red Nose Day

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TAKING inspiration from this year’s theme, ‘Wear something funny for money,’ schoolchildren and staff from across Hailsham sported a host of wacky and wonderful Red Nose Day creations to help raise money for Comic Relief.

At Marshlands Primary School, on Marshfoot Lane, teachers may have been forgiven for thinking their pupils had overslept as children turned up for lessons wearing back to front clothes and pyjamas.

Meanwhile super heroes and pirates could be seen in the playground as pupils let their creative side run wild for charity.

Children from the Kingfisher’s class cooked up a storm when they held a charity cake sale and younger children from Our Little Chicks nursery class also came to school in fancy dress.

Eight-year-old Sean Eaton from Marshlands donned a fancy dress costume with a twist for this year’s Red Nose Day.

He helped to raise £180 for Comic Relief by going to school dressed as a girl.

Over at Park Mead school in Upper Dicker, teachers were seeing red when pupils got into the spirit of things by coming to school dressed head to toe in red clothing. Pupils also did their bit for Comic Relief by holding their own cake sale as well as putting together a charity joke book made up of the pupils’ favourite jokes.

At Grovelands school, youngsters raised a massive £762 for charity by coming to school in fancy dress and holding a cake sale.

Children from Herstmonceux Primary School capped the end of their Science Week by dressing up as mad scientists on the day.