Balcarras School Choir

The Balcarras school Choir perform at a citizenship ceremony

The Balcarras school choir took eleven singers to sing at a Citizenship Ceremony yesterday afternoon.  It was at the Coroner's Court in Gloucester.  Phil Vickery was there in his role as Deputy Lord Lieutenant. Philip John Vickery MBE DL is a former English rugby union tighthead prop and member of the England squad. He was a member of England's World Cup winning squad in 2003, playing in all seven matches in the tournament, and is a former England captain.  He had this to say about the ceremony

"Had the privilege of being part of a citizenship ceremony tonight as a Deputy Lieutenant... Balcarrus school choir were amazing ... thank you ... emotional and proud to have helped gain 18 new British citizens from 12 different nationalities.."

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Well done to all of the pupils involved and to Mr Armstrong

by Helen Chong, Director of Music