Young­sters join 8,000 in record-break­ing choir

Macclesfield Express - - SCHOOLS NEWS - RHI­AN­NON MCDOWALL

YOUNG­STERS from a Bollington Pri­mary School took to the stage and sang their hearts out at the Manch­ester Arena.

Thirty-eight chil­dren from St Gregory’s joined thou­sands of oth­ers to cre- ate an 8,000-strong choir as part of the Young Voices con­cert, which raises money for a range of char­i­ties.

Les­ley Chad­wick, from the school, said: “Thirty eight chil­dren from St Gregory’s, for our 10th an­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion, joined an as­ton­ish­ing 8,405 world record chil- dren’s choir as they sang med­leys ga­lore, joined in with world cham­pion beat-box­ers and learned some cool dance moves watch­ing the bril­liant Ur­ban Strides troupe.

“The an­nual con­cert raises money for re­ally wor­thy char­i­ties, help­ing thou­sands of peo­ple up and down the coun­try im­prove the their lives.

“It is a truly mem­o­rable ex­pe­ri­ence and is in its 21st year. So, well done to St Gregory’s for putting on a great show, thanks to the par­ents who sup­ported us and es­pe­cially to Mrs El­lis and Mrs Cooke who su­per­vised the chil­dren all day. Here’s to next year.” qual­ity of

Pupils from St Gregory’s Pri­mary School were ex­cited to be a Manch­ester Arena for the show, where they were part of an 8,000-strong choir

Fred­die McNulty, Eleanor Toms, Oliver Quinn, Freddi Hay­ward and John Le Moignan have all earned spots at top uni­ver­si­ties

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