FUN: Children and staff at Nelson Academy

FUNDRAISERS across West Norfolk pulled on a red nose and showed their silly sides to raise cash for Comic Relief.

Activities included charity football matches, bake sales and fancy dress fun, with a number of schools holding non-uniform days.

A fundraising day organised by the school council at Eastgate Academy in King’s Lynn raised £330 and included a cake raffle.

Youngsters at Southery Academy sang their Red Nose Day song and sold their own joke book, raising around £90.

Staff and pupils at North Wootton Academy raised £337 with a non-school uniform day and bake sale.

Nelson Academy in Downham Market went all out to raise £589 on Red Nose Day. Pupil sold red noses, held a bake sale and took part in fundraisng activities in class.