Music gong for tuneful youngsters

Teacher Sarah Andrews, front right, directing the singers and Headteacher Jenny Hartley, centre back. 112906
Teacher Sarah Andrews, front right, directing the singers and Headteacher Jenny Hartley, centre back. 112906

SCHOOLCHILDREN were in fine voice after gaining a national “Sing Up” award.

Wheatcroft School is just one of a handful of schools in North Yorkshire to have achieved the accolade.

Sing Up is led by Youth Music, the UK’s largest children’s music charity, and aims to promote music and singing in schools across the country.

Headteacher Jenny Hartley said: “It’s all about having music and singing at the heart of the school. It’s an important part of school life and it’s lovely for us to have recognition of that.”

Pupils have even been singing the names on the register to bring music into day-to-day school life.