Disco queen Gloria Gaynor backs Doncaster teachers' hilarious ‘I Will Survive’ singalong video

Disco queen Gloria Gaynor has given her support to Doncaster teachers who filmed themselves singing her famed dancefloor classic I Will Survive to cheer up pupils in lockdown.

Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 11:27 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 11:27 am

Staff at Cantley’s McAuley Catholic High School recorded a karaoke version of the famous disco anthem to raise a smile for students working from home during the coronavirus lockdown.

And the 76-year-old American star has shown her support for the clip, replying to a tweet about the teachers’ exploits with a ‘clapping hands’ emoji as well as a love heart.

Teachers were seen singing and dancing as they work from home because of the pandemic.

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Disco queen Gloria Gaynor has shown her support for a Doncaster school's hilarious I Will Survive video.

The clip was the brainchild of school chaplain Polly Witter and Year 10 behaviour and achievement leader Rachel Jackson.

Head John Rooney said: “This a great and fun way to put a much needed smile on faces as well as making people a little closer together.”