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School’s Spice Girls sing-along for Mother’s Day gets thumbs-up from Emma Bunton’s mum

PUBLISHED: 07:16 31 March 2019 | UPDATED: 07:35 31 March 2019

The Spice Girls (left to right) Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Melanie Brown on stage. Emma Bunton's mum has shared a video from Howard Junior School of pupils performing the Spice Girls' hit Mama for Mother's Day. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images

The Spice Girls (left to right) Victoria Beckham, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Melanie Chisholm and Melanie Brown on stage. Emma Bunton's mum has shared a video from Howard Junior School of pupils performing the Spice Girls' hit Mama for Mother's Day. Picture: PA Wire/PA Images

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A Mother’s Day sing-along to the Spice Girls at a Norfolk primary school attracted the attention and approval of one of the pop starlets’ parents.

Howard Junior School in King’s Lynn staged a performance of Mama by the 90s group, featuring songstresses Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Mel B (Brown), Mel C (Chisholm) and Geri Halliwell.

The Gaywood school shared a video of the performance in Friday’s assembly on Twitter – and got a surprise “like” from Bunton’s mother, Pauline Bunton.

Pupils at Howard Junior School sing along to Mama by the Spice Girls in a Mother's Day assembly. Pauline Bunton - Baby Spice Emma Bunton's mum - retweeted a video of the performance posted by the school. Picture: Greg HillPupils at Howard Junior School sing along to Mama by the Spice Girls in a Mother's Day assembly. Pauline Bunton - Baby Spice Emma Bunton's mum - retweeted a video of the performance posted by the school. Picture: Greg Hill

She retweeted the video to her 6,300 followers with the message: “And that’s what it’s all about.”

As well as a school sing-along to Mama – which featured on the Spice Girls’ 1996 album Spice and was the official 1997 Comic Relief single – pupils at Howard Junior took a rose home on Friday with a message for their mum while some also made Mother’s Day cards in class.


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