It’s that time of year when attention turns once again to the school Nativity play.
In honour of that time, we’ve delved into the archive to find the best Christmas pictures of school Nativities gone by, capturing the magic of the festive period. So, as kids rehearse ahead of this year’s winter season, we take a look back at performances gone by.
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1. 2000s Preston Nativities
The three wise men and shepherds visit Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus in the traditional Nativity presented by St Ignatius Primary School Photo: RETRO
2. 2000s Preston Nativities
A colourful cast line up for the Longsands Primary School Nativity in 2006 Photo: RETRO
3. 2000s Preston Nativities
The juniors classes at St Bernard's Primary School present Peace Child Photo: RETRO
4. 2000s Preston Nativities
Schoolchildren from Roebuck Primary School performing 'The Christmas Star' in 2008 Photo: RETRO