Good tidings of seasonal joy thanks to Sutton Primary school children

PUBLISHED: 16:09 16 December 2015 | UPDATED: 10:05 17 December 2015

Sutton Primary School KS2 Christmas Carol Concert

Sutton Primary School KS2 Christmas Carol Concert


The sound of Christmas echoed around St Andrew's Church in Sutton when 400 people packed the church to enjoy a children's carol concert.

Around 190 youngsters from Sutton Primary School’s Key Stage 2 took part in readings and seasonal song in a service which attracted the most families the school has seen at the annual concert in recent years.

Head teacher Gill Gilbert said: “The church was totally packed, the most I have ever seen. It was lovely to have such a large number of people turn up.

“Maybe this year families felt they really needed to feel the true meaning of Christmas.

“It was a mix of modern and traditional songs with readings from the Bible. You could tell the children really enjoyed performing, it was a superb atmosphere and the perfect way to bring the term to a close.”

Sutton Primary School KS2 Christmas Carol ConcertSutton Primary School KS2 Christmas Carol Concert

The service is among the school’s festive fun activities in the run up to the Christmas holidays which have included a festive bazaar, Christmas parties and a nativity play by Key Stage 1 children.

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