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

PUBLISHED: 07:00 14 August 2017 | UPDATED: 08:01 14 August 2017

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

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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.

The fun day had a serious message behind itThe fun day had a serious message behind it

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.

The clowns encouraged pupils to get involved in the demonstrationThe clowns encouraged pupils to get involved in the demonstration

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

Clowns teaching road safety at Rose Hill Primary SchoolClowns teaching road safety at Rose Hill Primary School

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.

Not everyone was happy to see the clowns at school...Not everyone was happy to see the clowns at school...

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

The clowns were greeted with mixed reactionsThe clowns were greeted with mixed reactions

The clowns help pupils to deliver an important message on road safetyThe clowns help pupils to deliver an important message on road safety

Some of the children who enjoyed a visit from clowns to Rose Hill Primary School in 1979Some of the children who enjoyed a visit from clowns to Rose Hill Primary School in 1979

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