After entering four pieces into the ISI Art Competition, we were pleased and proud to see three chosen as winners in this regional round. They will now be submitted into the national competition held in mid-November. Year 6 made trinket boxes shaped like cup cakes and their attention to detail in creating the decorative elements was phenomenal. The bright colours and exuberant designs are guaranteed to brighten a dull day.
Our wonderful PTA supported us in a fabulous Art Workshop last summer, with local artist April Wilson. There was a fishy theme and our Art Teacher, Mrs Frey, selected the Kindergarten Class’ vibrant undersea collage to submit to the competition. It simply zings with energy and is a testament to the growing fine motor skills of these little children, as they made screen prints of their fishy designs.
The final winning entry is a poignant bringing together of the ways in which Broomfield children will remember Queen Elizabeth II. In May, every child in school made their own distinctive images of royalty to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. From portraits of the Queen herself to the trappings of power: crowns, sceptres and carriages, from corgis to pillar boxes, palaces to guardsmen, the children had a wonderful opportunity to think creatively about what monarchy and duty means to them, and to represent their ideas in an enduring artwork. Taken individually each contribution has its own style and merit but combined into this vigorous celebration of a reign that lasted over 70 years, it is a wonderful representation of the love of children for a kind and hard-working woman and the values she modelled to a nation.