Malvern is a truly inspirational setting where Malvern St James Girls’ School hosted a wonderful Exhibition of work from Junior Schools. Local artist Anthony Bridge, the National Trust’s Artist in Residence at Croome Court, had the unenviable task of judging the artwork, by year group, 2D and 3D and group entries.

The photos are testament to the pride of our young artists as The Blue Coat School was awarded the following:

Rosa Lester – Highly Commended in the Year 2 Category – mixed media: ‘Inspired by Van Gogh’
Toby Mantle – Winner of the Year 3 Category – Rock Art: ‘My Dog’
Ishani Shah – Highly Commended in the Year 4 Category – pencil work: ‘Tudor Building’
Year 6 – Group Work: Highly Commended – ‘Religious Art’ -Karolina, May, Sarab, Keya, Mujtaba, Deyuan, Maya K, Willow, Janani, Morgan, Shalu, Alayna, Aryan, Charissa, Sascha and Arooj

Congratulations to the following, whose beautiful artwork was also entered:

Year 6 – pencil work: Karolina Rarko ‘ Teddies’, acrylic paint: Hannah Smith ‘Wave’
Year 5 – Sound Art: Rajan Sall, Will Cowley, Imaan Iqbal, Mahshami Ahmed
Year 4 – Gaudi-inspired Ceramic Light: Jaya Sharma Patel, Henry De Bono
Year 4 –  watercolours: Rohan Tandon ‘Inspired by Gaudi’
Year 3 – DT Felted Cushions – Joel Drake ‘ Musical Note’, Ruochan Wu ‘Inspired by Van Gogh
Year 3 – Rock Art: Emily Smallwood ‘ My Cat’
Year 2 – mixed media: Isabella Gabriel ‘ Rocket’, Ramneek Chatha ‘Rockets’, Remy Granger ‘Into Space’
Year 1 – printing: Thomas McGing ‘ Colourful Camouflage Chameleon, Karrie Chiu ‘ Colourful Camouflage Chameleon; mixed media: Isabel Poade ‘ An African Collage’

Reception – paint: Rayan Basu ‘Camouflage’, Emilie Mudie ‘Camouflage’

The opportunity to be creative lifts the soul and brings excitement and peace all wrapped up together. A heartfelt thank you to all the teachers who make this possible. I am sure our young artists will go far and look forward to following their progress.

Mrs Lambert-Green

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