WATCH: Primary school teacher joins 'The Floss' dance craze

The video of the teacher and his pupils mastering 'The Floss' has gone viral Credit: Simon Hunt

A primary school teacher's attempts to learn 'The Floss' dance move has gone viral - attracting nearly half a million views in just 12 hours.

Simon Hunt enlisted the help of his pupils at Tottington Primary School in Greater Manchester to get him up to speed with the latest craze.

The viral video finishes with a performance by Mr Hunt and his pupils of the move.

'The Floss' comes from a video of a boy called 'Backpack Kid' dancing to Katy Perry - it lead to the internet sensation appearing in her music video.

The teacher also runs a social media page, Mr Hunt - Primary School Teaching Ideas From The Front Line, where he shares teaching tips.