School Christmas plays: St John with St Michael perform ‘Santa's Setbacks’

Date published: 06 December 2018

The Nursery and Key Stage One Children at St John with St Michael CE Primary School in Shawforth have had a wonderful time performing their Christmas play ‘Santa's Setbacks’ for friends and family.

The production starts off when Santa is informed that his sleigh is broken - possibly cracked by the extra weight of all the Christmas pudding he has been eating.

St John with St Michael perform ‘Santa's Setbacks’

The elves set to work on the sleigh, trying their hardest to fix it in time before Christmas Eve.

Unfortunately, this is not Santa's only setback as Rudolph is ill also.

Just as things didn't look as though they could get any worse, Rudolph sneezes so loudly that Santa spills his cup of tea all over his suit.

The next setback arises as icy winds uncurl, and thick snow starts to fall.

However, as they say, when things are looking terrible, they can only get better.

Just as the storm begins to lift, the elves reappear announcing that the sleigh is mended, and Rudolph's nose is better and brightly glowing.

Mrs Santa tops it off by announcing Santa's suit is clean and dry - saving the day.

Raffle tickets and refreshments were also served, and the school raised over £100.

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