First Class: What Fens Primary pupils made of the Oscars

GRAVITY and 12 Years A Slave stole the show as the greatest films of the last year were celebrated at the Oscars on Sunday.

Steve McQueen’s slavery epic and the outer-space drama picked up more than half a dozen awards between them.

Fens primary school new starters February 2014.

Fens primary school new starters February 2014.

The Year 6 pupils at Fens Primary School, in the town, are fans of the big screen.

And while a number of great films have received recognition over the last 12 months, the pupils discussed their greatest movies of all time.

Alex Slimings, 11, said: “My favourite movie is After Earth.

“I really like the film because my favourite actors, Will Smith and Jaden Smith, are both in it.

“I could watch it over and over and never get bored of it.”

Jessica Lewis, 11, said: My favourite film is definitely One Direction: This Is Us.

“They’re my favourite boy band.

“I was so happy when I found out they were doing a film, and it’s a really good film.”

Millie Ronksley, 10, said: “I think I would say my favourite film is The Hunger Games: Catching Fire because I enjoy all of the action.

“I also like the character Katniss Everdeen because she is a tough tomboy and that is what I try to be.”

Evan Vaughan, 11, said: “My favourite film is Fast & Furious 6.

“It’s my favourite film because it’s action packed and you’re on the edge of your seat all the way through.”

Charlie Wanley, 11, said: “My favourite film is Frozen.

“I really like the music in it and it’s really funny, I’ve watched it a few times.”

Holly Bate, 10, said: “I would say my favourite film is the first Hunger Games movie.

“I love the action and I remember being so excited when it came out and it lived up to my expectations.”