Morecambe school wins Lancashire-wide Storytelling Festival 2024

Year 5 from St Mary's in Morecambe have successfully been named Lancashire Schools' Storytelling Festival winners 2024.
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The school were selected from all Lancashire Primary Schools to be one of five finalists to perform at Chorley Theatre on Thursday 21st March to a panel of judges. The children were challenged to create an adventure story based on Welsh folklore - The last adventure of Owen Glydwr.

Working alongside Heritage Learning Lancashire the children have spent time writing, learning and practising hard for this competition.

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The competition piece was then performed in front of a panel of judges - Mikey Kenney (musician), Tamara Williams (storyteller), Heather Fox and Robin Cranshaw. After a nervous day of performing and engaging in activities - Year 5 were ecstatic to be named the winners.

The winners are Year 5 from St Mary's in Morecambe.The winners are Year 5 from St Mary's in Morecambe.
The winners are Year 5 from St Mary's in Morecambe.

The children were awarded with a storytelling trophy and badges. A follow up presentation is to take place in school were gold badges and a silver salver will be presented.

The staff at the school are super proud of the children and the fantastic way they supported and encouraged each other.