Rebellious Kimberley pupils 'break the rules' on Red Nose Day

Youngsters at a Kimberley school had fun ‘breaking the rules’ in a bid to raise money for charity.

By Lucy Roberts
Friday, 18th March 2022, 4:38 pm
Hollywell Primary School students were allowed to break school rules for one day only.
Hollywell Primary School students were allowed to break school rules for one day only.

The students, at Hollywell Primary School, were raising money for Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day today (Friday, March 18).

As a fun way of raising the cash, the school decided to host a ‘break the rules’ day.

Pupils and staff were able to select from a menu which school rules they would like to break for one day only.

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Some students chose to wear non-uniform or pyjamas, along with make-up and temporary tattoos.

For each rule broken, there was a 50p fine to pay. The more rules they chose to break, the higher the fine.

The menu consisted of:

Non-uniform clothes

Non-uniform shoes

The youngsters managed to raise more than £400 for Comic Relief.

Wear pyjamas

Wear a football kit

Wear dressing up clothes

Wear a hat or hood in class

The children also took part in special themed activities as part of the day.

Crazy hair

Coloured hair accessories

Temporary tattoos

Nail vanish

Some students chose to put colour in their hair and paint their faces.

Make-up /face paint

Small bag of sweets for snack time

Juice in water bottle

The school also held a competition for the funniest joke from each class.

The winners had their joke read out in assembly and shared with parents.

Altogether, pupils at Hollywell Primary managed to raise a grand total of more than £400 for Comic Relief.

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