National award for art and craft department at King’s Ely

PUBLISHED: 07:00 12 July 2018

Alison Rhodes, director of art at Kings Ely Senior, left, and Emma Saunders, fine art and textiles teacher at Kings Ely Senior, right, who were on hand to collect the award.

Alison Rhodes, director of art at Kings Ely Senior, left, and Emma Saunders, fine art and textiles teacher at Kings Ely Senior, right, who were on hand to collect the award.

Archant

The art department at King’s Ely has won a national award.

At the Education Business Awards Ceremony, held in St Paul’s London on July 5, King’s Ely won the art and craft award, and the school was ‘commended’ in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) category.

Now in their 12th year, the awards recognise schools for ‘improving the standard of education and the life chances of their students.

Alison Rhodes, director of art at King’s Ely Senior, collected the award at the ceremony.

She said: “We are all absolutely thrilled to have won the art and craft award at this year’s Education Business Awards.

“This is a high profile event where teachers and school staff from across the country come together to celebrate everything that educating young people is about.

“It was the perfect opportunity to celebrate the high quality work that is being produced by the art department here at King’s Ely.”

The art department specialises in fashion and textiles, fine art, sculpture and photography.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

45 minutes ago

Two Cambridgeshire council leaders today call for Mayor James Palmer to come clean over the rapid – and surprise – departure of the £150,000 year chief executive of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority.

Yesterday, 15:54

An Ely shop manager is “still in shock” after the jewellery store she works in was robbed of a £3,000 ring in broad day light.

Yesterday, 14:52

Plans have been submitted for a railway station platform to be extended, which could see eight-car trains between King’s Lynn and Cambridge.

Yesterday, 10:00

The driver of a Range Rover that careered into a house in Ely today was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Ely Standard weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy