5th February 20
Pupils from the 5th and 6th Form studying Art, travelled up to the Royal Academy and Tate Modern at the beginning February for an inspirational, cultural and colourful day out.
Eclectic and vibrant, the Art on display was a mix of both traditional and contemporary work. The exhibitions the group visited included the new Picasso and Paper exhibition and Eco-Visionaries at the RA and Dora Maar at the Tate Modern. Pupils enjoyed the wide variety of work on display giving them the opportunity to gather some invaluable research for their upcoming GCSE, IB and A-level exams which take place in the summer term.
On the journey back to school, everyone agreed we are so lucky to have these fantastic exhibitions available to us just a short train ride away from King Edward’s Witley.
Edwina Keary, a talented Upper Sixth Form IB pupil from Guildford, had been due to receive a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers and exhibit her painting ‘Girl in Wood’ at Mansion House this month. However, due to the COVID-19 situation, the presentation has sadly had to be cancelled. Always her passion to...