Pupils celebrate all things Roald Dahl with 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day

Pupils at Icknield Walk First School in Royston dressed up as Roald Dahl characters to celebrate 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day

Pupils at Icknield Walk First School in Royston dressed up as Roald Dahl characters to celebrate 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day - Credit: Icknield Walk First School

Year 3 pupils at Icknield Walk First School in Royston dressed up and took part in 'revolting' activities to celebrate Roald Dahl's books.

Pupils at Icknield Walk First School in Royston dressed up as Roald Dahl characters to celebrate 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day

Pupils at Icknield Walk First School in Royston dressed up as Roald Dahl characters to celebrate 'Whoopsy Whiffling' day - Credit: Icknield Walk First School

For the 'Whoopsy Wiffling' day - defined by the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary as a 'great' day - the children created their own dream jars like in The BFG, and made up their own words in Gobblefunk, the BFG's language.

Divergent Drama Group also paid a visit, and pupils and teachers acted out scenes from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and made a revolting beard like Mr Twit, covered with horrible bits of food.

Pupils showed off their impressive costumes - including the Enormous Crocodile, Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, Matilda, Fantastic Mr Fox and more.

A school spokesperson said: "It was amazing to the see the effort that went into the costumes and they were all so different – great to hear the children laughing and squealing with glee during the drama workshop too!"



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