School children bring Christmas nativity story to life on stage

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at an Ely school brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

The Lantern's Nativity was performed by Year 2 classes and was filmed over several days in front of a green screen.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

"The children have shown such confidence and enthusiasm in putting on the show and even devised the scenes themselves," said teacher Katie Holmes.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

"We had a special premiere with popcorn for the classes before sharing the video with the parents."

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage.

Children at The Lantern Primary School in Ely brought the Christmas Nativity story to life on stage. - Credit: KATIE HOLMES