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SFG College students celebrate pandemic heroes in stamp designs

Education: Secondary / Mon 12th Jul 2021 at 09:41am

A CELEBRATION of pandemic heroes could see the artwork of a young person from Harlow distributed around the world.

Year 7 and Year 8 students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College, in Harlow, are waiting to hear if their stamp designs have been successful in a national competition.

The Royal Mail’s Heroes Stamp Design Competition challenged young people to express their gratitude for pandemic heroes by designing a stamp.

The winning design will be made into an official postage stamp.

Amy Croucher, art, design and technology teacher, said: “Gibberdians are honoured and excited to participate in this competition. It’s an opportunity to show our gratitude for those who worked tirelessly throughout the coronavirus pandemic. 

“Students have been attending art and design club during their lunch time to plan and execute their stamp designs. 

“The standard of work is exceptional and our students should be incredibly proud of themselves.”

The winning designs will be selected in September.

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2 Comments for SFG College students celebrate pandemic heroes in stamp designs:

Jawad Sharief
2021-07-12 10:55:03

Well done thank you royal mail for giving the children a chance to compete well done sfg college i remember when i entered the daily mirror art competition i was highly commended by turner prize winners Gilbert and George for designing a portrait of Tony Blair disguised as Barry Humphries well done

Jawad Sharief
2021-07-12 11:43:35

We can be hero's of course we can i raised £35 million for the British heart Foundation and i received a testamonial from the chief executive Simon Gillespie and he got knighted thank you

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