Youngsters are stars of the Christmas stage

St Cuthbert Mayne School Hemel nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153107001
St Cuthbert Mayne School Hemel nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153107001

Robin Hood, Joseph’s jazzy multicoloured dreamcoat, and a flock of traditional shepherds all appeared on stages across Dacorum this month to re-tell the story of baby Jesus’ birth.

Youngsters in reception, Year 1 and 2 at Belswains Primary School in Hemel performed sell-out performances of Born In A Barn, produced by Karen Yilmaz, Paula Bailey and Elizabeth Smart.

St Thomas More School Berkhamsted nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153129001

St Thomas More School Berkhamsted nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153129001

A traditional nativity was performed by nursery and reception children from St Mary’s CE Primary School in Northchurch, with shepherds and dancing angels gathering to welcome baby Jesus.

Another traditional tale was put on by Bovingdon Primary Academy’s foundation stage and Key Stage 1 children. Teacher Jenna Derbyshire said: “The pupils worked incredibly hard to put on an outstanding production of ‘The Nativity’ – a big well done!”

Children from Westbrook Hay Prep School in Hemel visited Sherwood Forest for their Christmas production of ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ – a tale of ‘tights, fights and footlights’.

Mary and Joseph were alive and well at Grove Road Primary School in Tring when nursery and reception pupils performed their take on the traditional Christmas story.

St Mary's CE School Northchurch nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153118001

St Mary's CE School Northchurch nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153118001

Berkhamsted’s Sacred Heart Church was the venue for this year’s St Thomas More School production of the nativity story, performed by children from Year 3 to 6. The day after, they spread the Christmas cheer in town outside Marks & Spencer with a carol concert.

Pupils from Year 4 took centre stage in St Cuthbert Mayne School’s annual nativity, with Year 3 youngsters in supporting role at the Hemel Hempstead school.

Families of children at Chambersbury Primary School in Hemel Hempstead were warned to bring tissues for the play, ‘A Miracle In Town’. Pupils and staff re-told the story of the first Christmas, creating a magical version of the nativity to be remembered for years to come.

Little Gaddesden Primary School’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat had a ‘triumphant’ performance last week. Nerys Steeds, who produced and directed the production, said: “I am so proud of all the children for their hard work and commitment.”

Little Gaddesden Primary School nativity play 2015 PNL-151217-153056001

Little Gaddesden Primary School nativity play 2015 PNL-151217-153056001

Grove Road Primary School Tring nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153044001

Grove Road Primary School Tring nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153044001

Chambersbury Primary School Hemel A Miracle In Town 2015 PNL-151217-152944001

Chambersbury Primary School Hemel A Miracle In Town 2015 PNL-151217-152944001

Bovingdon Primary Academy Key Stage 1 nativity 2015 PNL-151217-152930001

Bovingdon Primary Academy Key Stage 1 nativity 2015 PNL-151217-152930001

Belswains Primary School nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153140001

Belswains Primary School nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153140001

Westbrook Hay Prep School Christmas production 2015 PNL-151217-153202001

Westbrook Hay Prep School Christmas production 2015 PNL-151217-153202001

Bovingdon Primary Academy reception nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153151001

Bovingdon Primary Academy reception nativity 2015 PNL-151217-153151001