nativity performances capture the spirit of Christmas
and grandparents looked on with proud tears in their eyes this
week as their youngsters took their turn in the spotlight during
a series of Christmas nativities.
Christmas story has been played out in front of audiences in schools
across the Burnham area.
family and friends of pupils at Brent Knoll Primary School were
able to consider the true meaning of Christmas at their Nativity
and Christingle Services, pictured here.
village church was packed as the younger pupils acted out the
Christmas story and the older pupils were narrators and musicians.
performance started with a fanfare on the cornet by a Year 6 boy
and included vocal soloists and music played on guitars, keyboard,
ukuleles and percussion instruments.
the children and many parents enjoyed making the Christingles
the day before and when the candles were lit and the lights were
dimmed it was a moving moment.
Headteacher Karen Davidson said: "We were all incredibly
proud of the children, who read, sang, played, acted and danced
brilliantly and weve had a lot of parents coming to say
how much they enjoyed it. The costumes were made by relatives
of one of our teachers and looked amazing. The staff and children
all worked really hard and we were delighted that it was so well
at Berrow Primary School, nearly 80 children were involved in
their nativity across reception to Year 2, telling the story of
Christmas. Hilary Clayton, reception class teacher at Berrow Primary
School, said: "The children all enjoyed singing the songs
and learning their words. The teachers were all really proud of
The children from Brent Knoll School, and, above, Berrow School