Tribute to teacher will benefit children
Tribute to former deputy head
proudly unveiled their tribute to their late deputy head teacher Carol Webb.
Artist Jean Evennett has been working with a group of Year 9 youngsters on the project outside school hours.
Mrs Webb was a lover of the artist L.S. Lowry and the group decided to recreate one of his works as a memorial window in her honour.
Now they have completed their version of A Lancashire Village, which was one of her favourites – a copy stood in her art room for many years.
The project has been so successful that the group have decided to recreate other famous paintings using glass.
Their take on pictures by artists including Van Gogh, Picasso, Rousseau and Andy Warhol will eventually be displayed around the school’s art block.
They are also hoping to take their skills out to primary schools and help younger children make their own windows to display in their schools.
Unfortunately the project only has enough funding to last six weeks and staff and students are looking for sponsorship, perhaps in return for a window.
The money would not only allow students to work with primary school pupils but could also be used for other community projects, the school says.
Anyone interested in commissioning work or sponsoring or working with the group should contact Linda Bolt on 01233 634171 extension 234, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Davies, Charlotte Longley, Stacey Mundy, Sarah Bennett and Eloise Hogarth with some of the group’s windows
Sarah Bennett, Stacey Mundy and Jessica Davies with the memorial window