THE CHILDREN of St Francis Catholic Primary School transformed themselves into witches, evil grogs and dancing animals for their final year production.

Year 6 pupils of the South Ascot school performed 'Hogbane's Doom' at the Rose Theatre in St Mary's School.

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Hogbanes Cast

The play follows Sophie, Josh and Andrew as they travel through a mysterious archway in their local park and are transported to the magical world of Alamore.

Class teacher and director Lindsey Waller said: "The children have really risen to the challenge of this complex fantasy production.

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"Their confidence has grown and will stand them in good stead as they make the transition to secondary school in September.

“We’re very grateful to the backstage crew of the Rose Theatre, who pulled out all the stops to create a fantastic set for our use."