Regional and National Art success for Lyonsdown

We are delighted to announce that Lyonsdown’s artwork continues to garner regional and national recognition following success at the Independent Schools Association (ISA) Art Competition.

At the regional competition, an impressive nine pieces of work won first place, with additional girls winning second place and ‘highly commended’ mentions. The first prize winning artwork all then progressed to the ISA National Art Competition which took place on Thursday.

“It is a testament to our girls’ creativity that each year sees many pieces of their artwork reach the ISA National Art Competition finals,” says Mrs Cowie, the School’s specialist Art teacher.

“This year, we are proud that four girls have won a national award. Our congratulations go to Safiya (Year 6), Aliya (Year 3), Elsie (Year 4) and Nikki (Year 3).  Their artworks are all wonderful and they are incredibly well-deserved winners of this national accolade.”

Lyonsdown’s National winners and their categories:
2nd Prize- Safiya: Sketchbooks KS2
2nd Prize- Aliya: Sketchbooks KS1
Highly Commended- Elsie: Textiles Individual KS2
Highly Commended- Nikki : Art 2D Individual KS1

Congratulations also go to the following girls whose artwork won first place in the Regional competition:
Alara : Art 2D Individual Upper Key Stage 2
Upper School Art Club: Art 2D Group KS2
Emily W: Art 3D Individual EYFS & KS1
Emilia P, Isabella P & Lucy C: Art 3D Group KS1
Safiya: Drawing KS2

Congratulations also go to Lisa P (Fashion EYFS-KS2) who won second place, and to Savannah C (3D Individual KS2) and the whole Year 5 Class (Textiles Group KS2) whose artwork was ‘Highly Commended’.

A huge well done to all of our creative pupils who were judged amongst a total of 31 schools in the Regional/National Art Competition We are incredibly proud of you for developing your artistic talents, and for continuing Lyonsdown’s strong reputation for success in the creative arts.