Little angels are the stars as nativity plays hit the stage

Years 3 and 4 put on a production called A True Christmas.
Years 3 and 4 put on a production called A True Christmas.

The nativity season was a major hit again as your little angels hit the stage at schools all over the borough.

Nativity shows were held across South Tyneside in the run-up to Christmas.

More stars of the Years 3 and 4 production A True Christmas.

More stars of the Years 3 and 4 production A True Christmas.

Our pictures today show youngsters from Simonside Primary School going through their performances for staff, pupils, parents and other loved ones.

The Gazette has been visiting schools in the borough covering the annual shows.

Reception children enjoyed their first nativity play.

Reception children enjoyed their first nativity play.

Even the youngest children got in on the act by dressing as animals.

Even the youngest children got in on the act by dressing as animals.

Another pictures from the Year 3/4 production A True Christmas.

Another pictures from the Year 3/4 production A True Christmas.

More stars of A True Christmas at Simonwide Primary School.

More stars of A True Christmas at Simonwide Primary School.

More reception children taking part in their first nativity.

More reception children taking part in their first nativity.

The complete cast of A True Christmas.

The complete cast of A True Christmas.

Year 1 and 2 pupils at their production, Jesus' Christmas Party.

Year 1 and 2 pupils at their production, Jesus' Christmas Party.