Let the children sing

PROUD parents and teachers of the Borough s schools looked on as pupils delighted their audience during this year s Music Festival. Children from Years One to Six at Hunters Hall Primary, William Bellamy Junior, Becontree Primary, and Village Infants and

PROUD parents and teachers of the Borough's schools looked on as pupils delighted their audience during this year's Music Festival.

Children from Years One to Six at Hunters Hall Primary, William Bellamy Junior, Becontree Primary, and Village Infants and William Ford Junior schools have been performing from a range of musical styles on the mornings of three consecutive days from March 24 to 26.

The youngsters showed off their musical skills as part of this year's Dance, Drama and Music Festival season, which is normally held in the summer.

This year, the musical part of the festival was brought forward to March.


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Head teacher of Becontree Primary School, Steve Peacock, said: "Everybody learns a couple of songs and each school presented its own choice.

"The children really liked it.

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"They enjoy meeting children from other schools.

He added: "It was very successful.

"It's a sign of the dedication and hard work of the teachers."

Anything from classical choir music to Blues was on the repertoire.

The borough's primary schools have been holding the festival for over thirty years.

Mr Peacock said: "It's nice to see that the creative aspects of the curriculum are still represented in the schools.

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