When clowns delivered an important message at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

When it comes to teaching road safety to children, clowns teaching in song may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but that is exactly how Rose Hill Primary School made such an important subject a little more interesting.

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

In 1979, the children of Rose Hill Primary School had two special visitors leading an assembly, bringing instruments with them to teach the rules of road safety in a unique way.

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

Many of the children were involved with the clowns’ assembly, holding cards to help deliver the important message on road and traffic safety.

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

It seems, however, that not all of the children appreciated the clowns efforts. As you can see in some of the pictures, their reactions may not have been what the clowns were hoping for.

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

Were you one of the children in the assembly? To share your memories and pictures with us, email our picture desk.

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

Pupils had an unusual character hosting their assembly at Rose Hill Primary School in 1979 - Credit: Archant


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