Budding artists at Wilmslow Prep reach finals of Independent School Association Art Competition

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Pupils from Wilmslow Prep School are celebrating after achieving extremely successful results in the regional Independent School Association (ISA) Art Competition.

An amazing 3 first place prizes have been awarded to Wilmslow Prep School, as well as 8 second place prizes. The first place entries are now being put forward to the ISA National Art Competition, which is held in November. The ISA Art Competition celebrates artistic achievements across 375 Independent Schools in England.

The first place prices were awarded to Nancy for 'Augustus and his Smile' Ruby for 'London Skyline' and Laura for 'Optical Art Pot'.

The second place prizes were awarded to the following pupils:

Emily (KS1) for 'Owl Babies'

Jacob/Coby (KS2) for 'St Batholomew's Church'

Holly (KS1) for 'Our School'

Year 4 (whole class 2017/18) for 'City Scape'

Sienna (KS1- 2017/18) for 'My House'

Year 2 group (KS1) for 'Garden Birds'

Paige (KS2) for 'Still Life'

Evie (KS1- 2017/18) for 'Owl in Flight'

Helen Rigby, Headteacher at WPS said, "We are so proud of all of our pupils who have achieved incredible results in the ISA Regional Art Competition this year. Art is an important part of our extended curriculum and we are very proud of the work produced, not only for this competition, but throughout the entire year. Our specialist art teachers, Mrs Anderson and Mrs Milne, work very hard to ensure our pupils maximise their artistic ability and we offer our congratulations to all of the students!"

For more information about Wilmslow Prep School, or to enquire about the next open day on 14th November, please visit: www.wilmslowprep.co.uk, call 01625 524 246 or email [email protected].

Photos: 1). All of the WPS ISA art winners 2) First place prize winners 3) Prize winning class.

Wilmslow Prep, Wilmslow Preparatory School