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Primary school transforms into art gallery for week of fun

PUBLISHED: 10:59 11 April 2018 | UPDATED: 10:59 11 April 2018

Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.

Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.

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Pupils swapped textbooks for paintbrushes as a primary school reinvented itself as an art gallery for a week of creative fun.

Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.

Worlingham CEVC Primary School, in Garden Lane, was transformed into ‘Worlingham Modern’ last month.

Staff and pupils alike immersed themselves in a “wonderful week” celebrating the beautiful and varied patterns which appear in art throughout the ages.

A school spokesman said: “Each class under the direction of their teacher explored the work of a given artist and made work in the style of that person.

“The artists chosen were Andy Goldsworthy, Karla Gerard, Thaneeya McArdle, Damien Hirst, Yayoi Kusama, Anni Albers, Daniel Buren, Fred Tomaselli, Lalla Essaydi and Gustav Klimt.”

Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.Pupils at Worlingham CEVC Primary School immersed themselves in a week of ‘Patterns in Art’. Photo: Worlingham CEVC Primary School.

They added: “The week was enjoyed by everyone and enabled both pupils and teachers to be involved in a unique experience, something we hope to visit again in the future.”

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