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Schoolchildren showcase Wolverhampton diversity

The event took place in the Civic Hall, in Wolverhapton. Photo: City of Wolverhampton Council

Children from over 20 Wolverhampton schools have taken part in a special event to celebrate the city's rich diversity.

The celebration, labelled "One World, One People, One Voice", highlighted the range of cultures, languages, traditions and faiths found across the city.

The event took place in the Civic Hall, with hundreds of pupils from 22 Wolverhampton schools taking to the stage to perform dances, drama sketches and music in front of a specially invited audience.

Hundreds of schoolchildren took part in a variety of dance, music and drama performances for the audience. Credit: City of Wolverhampton Council

Councillor Claire Darke, the City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet Member for Education, said:

This wonderful annual event is one of the highlights of the educational calendar, and showcases what a diverse and multi-cultural City we live in. It is a tremendous opportunity for pupils from across Wolverhampton to take to the stage in the famous surroundings of the Civic Hall and perform before family and friends.

– Councillor Claire Darke
Over 22 Wolverhampton schools helped put on the show. Credit: City of Wolverhampton Council

The Wolverhampton Music School String Orchestra also sang a rendition of One Love by Marley and Mayfield.

The show closed with every child from every school coming together to sing The World In Union by Gustav Holst.

The showcase celebrated the city's rich diversity. Credit: City of Wolverhampton Council

The following schools took part:

  • Wodensfield Primary School
  • Perry Hall Primary
  • Lanesfield Primary School
  • St Michael’s CE Primary
  • Christchurch CE Infants School
  • Bantock Primary School
  • Green Park School
  • Goldthorn Primary
  • St Andrew’s CE Primary
  • Diversity Community Choir
  • Northwood Park Primary and Villiers Primary
  • Bilston CE Primary School
  • Stow Heath Primary School
  • Springvale Primary School
  • St Luke’s CE Primary
  • Elston Hall Primary MAT
  • Loxdale Primary School
  • Trinity CE Primary School
  • Wolverhampton Music School String Orchestra
  • The King’s C of E School