Pupils scale heights with new artwork

By Geoff Berkeley 19/04 Updated: 24/04 17:18

Buy photos » Dines Green Primary School pupils Madison Hawkins, 11, and Sapphire Griffiths, 11, try out the new climbing wall. Picture by Nick Hands 1612024NHR Order this picture at www.buyphotos247.com

PUPILS at a school in Worcester are scaling new heights after the transformation of a playground wall.

Dines Green Primary School decided to install a colourful climbing wall after its latest Ofsted report said the school needed to brighten up its play area.

Staff then got in touch with local graffiti illustrator Sian Davis to help transform one of the bare walls.

The artwork depicts a mountain range with a river running through the middle.

Teacher Lee Dunn said: “The children love it. They just think it is fantastic. On the first day the children organised themselves to go left to right on it and they haven’t got off it since. It really does brighten up the playground.”

Popular Stories »

1 Man sought help before falling from bridge

2 Animated care staff dress up as Disney favourites

3 Shrub Hill revamp plans on agenda

4 Rampant City smash five past Corby

5 City couple bring glory to Gambian school

More news »

Local elections: Tories pledge further council tax freeze

FREEZING council tax in 2013 is one of

Local elections: Jobs and affordable homes top Labour's priorities

LABOUR has pledged to help tackle rising youth

Festival celebrates history-changing battles

A FESTIVAL commemorating three battles which helped to

Live music will have The Hive buzzing

THE BUZZ of live music will fill The

Regional news »


Stratford Observer
Life-saving equipment now outside district council offices

HELP is at hand for heart attack victims after life-saving ...

Bromsgrove Standard
High winds and rain set to batter Worcestershire

A WEATHER warning has been issued about strong winds and ...

Redditch Standard
Charity receive anonymous donation

AN ANONYMOUS donation of £10,000 is set to help a ...

Evesham Observer
Town Remembers the Fallen

A COUNTY assocation which remembers the brave sacrifices made by ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »