Learning through the creative and performing arts
Our Reception pupils were excited to see the unveiling of four very special pieces of artwork on Thursday 19 March.
Local artist Allen Heron, whose granddaughter Annie attends the school, helped Head Teacher Greg Parker select the winning designs by Violet, Arvo, Niamh and Finola from a series of work produced by the children on the theme of 'Our City'. Allen was then commissioned to recreate the winning pictures on a large scale, with the finished canvases being hung in the school library.
Allen, who has previously completed work for Mayor Anderson and several community-focused projects, said "You cannot believe the amount of detail that was in these pictures - recreating them was one of the hardest things I've ever done!"
Head Teacher Greg Parker said "We are delighted to unveil Allen's versions of our children's artwork, which have really brightened up the school. We are now looking forward to working with him on our next project, when he will help the children explore themes around culture and the world around us through artwork to decorate our underground play area."