The UK's largest free source of online links to information that supports
the improvement of sustainability in schools and Local Authorities
 
Username
Password
Create an account
Forgot details?
Take a tour
You are not logged into TeachShare - Please Login
Navigation Tree StartTeachShare.org.ukNavigation Tree ArrowNews Navigation Tree ArrowNews - More Info
News - More Info

Back Button   Home Button

News - More Info

07 June 2012

Primary school pupils go green with exciting new arts project
Pupils at Shoscombe Primary School have been involved in working together to create a sculpture using found recycled materials.

All the pupils at Shoscombe Primary School have worked with artist Edwina Bridgeman to design and construct the piece reflecting the local history of coal mining and farming.

Parents and other members of the school community have also volunteered their help.

Shoscombe Primary School is participating in a two year International Comenius Project.

Shoscombe is linked with schools in Bordeaux, France and Co Cork, Ireland.

The partnership funding provides opportunities for pupils and staff to travel and visit each other's schools, and stay with host families to get to know the language, culture, history and geography of the different countries.

Pupils also have opportunities to link up via online 'virtual' meetings.

Despite differences the three schools share a common interest in protecting the environment for the future through practices such as developing environmentally friendly vegetable gardens, establishing safe walking routes to school and promoting recycling.

Edwina Bridgeman is an artist who is well known for her imaginative use of recycled materials, from china and glass to scraps of metal and driftwood.

Edwina moved to the village of Shoscombe 18 months ago, and has produced a new solo exhibition in response to her move entitled The Edge of Enchantment.

She was delighted to be invited to the school and has really enjoyed working with everyone, she hopes this will be the beginning of a long term relationship with her local school community.

For the full news article and to be taken to the website, click here

 
  RECOMMEND
TO A FRIEND
SHARE ON
FACEBOOK
SHARE ON
TWITTER


Back Button   Home Button
 
Funded by
Millar Landscapes
Millar Landscapes Logo
This free resource is funded by Millar Landscapes as part of a corporate social responsibility initiative.
 
 
Newsletter Signup
Subscribe to our newsletter and you'll receive regular
emails keeping you up to date on our latest enirionmental news & events.

 
  TeachShare Social Media Platforms  
Sponsors & Supporters
 
Envirolink Northwest
 
   

Home Page | Contact Us | Report a Broken Link   Copyright 2018 | TeachShare  
Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional