Craven pupils take centre stage to tell the story of Christmas

Craven pupils take centre stage to tell the story of Christmas

Bradley Primary School’s Eva Clayton, Phoebe Albone, Bethany Hunt, Freddie Harrison, Lynden Hargreaves and Ben O’Keefe huddle around baby Jesus

St Stephen’s Primary School’s Lewis Watt, Orla McShane, Oliver Hodgson, Joshua Draper (Joseph), Macy-Rose Greene (Mary), Jon Curran and Eliza Suarez

Bentham Primary School’s Daniel Forbes, Esmae Coates, Isabelle Laycock and Ben Jones look into the crib

Gargrave Primary School’s International Santas are Zara Pratt, Annie Faulkner, Vincent Tetley, Bella Dean, Thomas Cadman-Bond, Callum Barker and Cerys Jones

Cracoe Primary School pupils hold a 1940s inspired Christmas production. Pictured are evacuees Imogen Robson, Emily Moyns and Rossi Kilburn and parents Libby McGeoch and Abigail Boye

Parish Church Primary School in Skipton performed a nativity called The Little Red Robin

First published in News

Youngsters across Craven have been dressing up as shepherds, kings, angels and animals to tell the original story of Christmas.

Most opted for a traditional nativity, but others have chosen a more contemporary approach.

For instance, pupils at Cracoe and Rylstone Primary School expanded on their current Second World War topic and wrote their own play about a group of London evacuees staying in Cracoe in 1942.

It included jive dancing and a community sing-song of wartime songs.


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