Charters Ancaster holds Christmas services and nativity

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Children of Charters Ancaster Preparatory and Nursery School took part in two Christmas services at St Stephen’s Church on Friday December 11.

Children from the Willows Reception class and Form 4 staged a Nativity, which Form 5/6 narrated. A collection raised £60 for the Red Cross refugee Crisis Fund.

The performances were staged by Mrs Jo Collishaw. Form 2 children recited the poem ’Twas the Night Before Christmas.

All of the children from the school sang carols they had learnt with Music specialist teacher Lynne Ratcliffe.

Children in the Brass Ensemble played Christmas tunes with their teacher Peter Page-Mitchell.

Headteacher Dr Paula Radice said: “The Christmas Story was portrayed very sensitively by the children, and the comparison was drawn by Rev. Tim to the plight of modern-day refugees. But it was a joyful occasion, and I was extremely proud of the polished performances given by all of the children.”

Nine-year-old Alex said, “I enjoyed being Joseph, especially when I had to pretend to be asleep and the angels woke me up.”

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