CHILDREN were transported to the magical realm of Neverland in a school production.

Ambleside CE Primary School students put on a show as audiences were treated to a performance of Peter Pan.

The musical tale was full of songs, laughter and exciting adventures.

Peter Pan follows the story of a young boy who refuses to grow up. After leaving Neverland, a refuge for lost boys, he comes across siblings Wendy, Michael and John Darling who he brings back to the magical island. Together they go on a swashbuckling adventure to try and defeat the evil Captain Hook.

The production was performed by the talented and dedicated cast at St Mary’s Church in Ambleside after undertaking lots of rehearsals both during school time and in after-school sessions.

Sarah Carrick, headteacher at the school, said: “I am so proud of how all of the children worked together as a team to put on a fabulous show with such confidence. They changed scenery and worked props themselves to produce a slick performance.”

The show delighted audience members, which was filled with both children and adults.

Megan Rimmer, the Year five and six class teacher, said: “The smiles on their faces said it all. The energy and excitement on stage was mirrored by the fantastic support and appreciation shown by the adults and children in the audience.”

The iconic main characters, Peter Pan and Wendy, were played by Esme and Lola respectively.

Other characters to join them on stage included the lost boys, pirates, Tick-Tock the crocodile, Tinkerbell and the infamous Captain Hook.

Esme, who is in Year 5, said while playing Peter Pan she had felt nervous but she had also been excited by the role. But ultimately, her favourite part was taking to the stage with her classmates.

"The best bit was acting with all my friends,” she said.

Lola loved taking to the stage as Wendy and wished that the show could have run indefinitely.

Lola said: "I wish we could just keep doing it every day".