Maddie (Year 5) received a ‘Best in School’ trophy for her art work submitted for the Dacorum Young Artist Competition. The children’s work was displayed on Saturday 12 May at an exhibition at Astley Cooper School, Hemel Hempstead. Twenty two schools entered the competition with each school being awarded a ‘Best in School’ trophy and then an overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize. All the children in Year 5 received a certificate and the school was given some art resources.
The competition is organised by the Hemel Rotary Club and this is its 4th year; promoting art in the curriculum. Prizes were presented by The Mayor of Dacorum, Councillor David Collins and the Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP.