Pupils in Jersey pay tribute to teacher who died suddenly last week

Pupils and staff at Plat Douet primary school in Jersey have paid tribute to their teacher who died suddenly last week.

Jo Brinkworth has been described by colleagues as caring, considerate and passionate.

Today (October 5) children and teachers donned one of her favourite colours to celebrate her life.

Philip Walker, Head Teacher, Plat Douet School Credit: ITV Channel News

She died in the hours of Friday 1 October after teaching at the school for eight years.

Pupils at Plat Douet School are being encouraged to wear red for the rest of the week.

Pupils at Plat Douet School are being encouraged to wear red for the rest of the week. Credit: Plat Douet School