We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them commemorates the 75 former pupils from North Primary School who served and died in the First ...
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Discovering Their Footsteps

Discovering Their Footsteps

Walking in Their Footsteps film During 2015 - 2016, Year 6 pupils at North Primary School, Colchester, worked on the ...
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Home Coming

Home Coming

About the project North Primary School were awarded Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF) for the project Home Coming. Made possible by ...
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Whole School Assembly

Whole School Assembly

On Monday 12 November the artwork was unveiled at the whole school assembly by Sir Bob Russell in his official ...
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Remembrance and Unveiling

Remembrance and Unveiling

The school’s Remembrance Day Service and Unveiling of the Home Coming artwork will go down as one of the school’s ...
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Artwork Installation

Artwork Installation

Saturday 10 November, Ian Etheridge arrived with the artwork for installation. An exciting day seeing the artwork for the first ...
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Putting in the hours!

Putting in the hours!

The carving is going to plan and seems to be coming on nicely. The sunburst is nearly completed and has ...
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View the artwork

View the artwork

Join us at North Primary School on Sunday 11 November 2018 between 12 noon and 2pm Visitors are welcome to ...
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Detail work

Detail work

The flat surfaces  gradually disappear as I carve deeper into the wood and commit to the details. I have to ...
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Putting things in place

Putting things in place

I have almost put everything in place at the right level. The next step will be to transfer the drawing ...
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The carving begins!

The carving begins!

The big drawing looks more like a collage at this stage as I tend to cut bits out and try ...
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Design drawing and development

Design drawing and development

The next stage was to complete the design drawing and have it approved by Laura. I sent her quite a ...
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First steps-Making up the large panel

First steps-Making up the large panel

My workshop is full of wood and the floor is covered in shavings ! I chose to use Tulip wood, ...
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Carving and printing workshops

Carving and printing workshops

The Community Room has been converted into a studio space, all set up and ready for two more workshop days ...
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Artist-led design sessions

Artist-led design sessions

The Year 5 pupils had a fantastic two days, working with Ian to develop designs for the final artwork. Images ...
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