VIDEO: Sacred Heart pupils take journey to origins of Olympics

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AUDIENCES were taken on an entertaining journey through the history of the Olympics in an energetic school performance.

Sacred Heart Primary School, in Hartlepool, staged the show, which went down a storm with parents and specially invited guests.

A scene from the Sacred Heart production.

A scene from the Sacred Heart production.

It told the story of a girl called Susie who had to pull out of the Olympic Games because of a lack of sponsorship.

But through flashbacks, she is shown the values and message of the Olympics with the help of ancient Greek Gods.

The production featured lively singing, dancing and gymnastics.

It was shown first to invited guests before two performances for parents and delighted families at the school on Hart Lane.

From left, Felicity Skidmore, Hannah Barnard, Alice Watling and Thomas Hartley

From left, Felicity Skidmore, Hannah Barnard, Alice Watling and Thomas Hartley

Laura O’Neill, Year 6 teacher, said: “It went very well. A lot of the parents said it belonged on the West End and said how wonderful the children were.

“It had a bit of everything in from gymnastics and dancing to singing and rapping.”

Miss O’Neill said the production was a true team effort among the pupils, teachers and teaching assistants.

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