Children put their art into remembrance

Pupils from all schools in the Inspire Learning Partnership teamed up to produce artwork commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Blackfield Primary, Fawley Infants, Kanes Hill Primary, Hightown Primary and Blackfield Nursery combined for the project as part of the remembrance commemorations.

Pupils from all schools in the Inspire Learning Partnership teamed up to produce artwork commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Blackfield Primary, Fawley Infants, Kanes Hill Primary, Hightown Primary and Blackfield Nursery combined for the project as part of the remembrance commemorations.

Children from across four Hampshire schools came together to create moving pieces of art to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

The event was organised by Inspire Learning Partnership for its four schools – Blackfield Primary and Fawley Infant on the Waterside and Hightown and Kanes Hill primary schools in Southampton.

Dozens of pupils came together for the collaboration, which was held at Blackfield Primary.

Inspire Learning Partnership was formed this year when the two Southampton and Waterside schools joined forces.

CEO of Inspire Learning Partnership, Claire Lowe said: “This was our first joint event involving children from all of the schools in the partnership.

“The commemorations to mark the end of the First World War were a perfect way of bringing us all together.

“Every school has been teaching the children about the war and crucially the importance of never forgetting the sacrifices that were made so we all enjoy freedoms today.

“Now they have expressed what they have learned with some very moving pieces of art.”

Work created by the children included collages using newspaper clippings and black and white photos that depict the end of the war.

Pupils from all schools in the Inspire Learning Partnership teamed up to produce artwork commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Blackfield Primary, Fawley Infants, Kanes Hill Primary, Hightown Primary and Blackfield Nursery combined for the project as part of the remembrance commemorations.

Pupils from all schools in the Inspire Learning Partnership teamed up to produce artwork commemorating 100 years since the end of the First World War. Balacfield Primary, Fawley Infants, Kanes Hill Primary, Hightown Primary and Blackfield Nursery combined for the project as part of the remembrance commemorations.

They also painted a seven foot high placard headed 1918-2018 and with striking images of poppies, lines of gravestone crosses and barbed wire.

Their creations, including poppies made from plastic bottles, are now on display at each of the schools.

 

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