2014 Entries

Entries for the 2014 competition are below. THANK YOU for all the wonderful entries, judging will now take place.

Wonderful Wildlife – 1st placeWonderful Wildlife - 1st place

This is a school funded project for their early years playground. 300 children were involved from nursery to year 3. The wider school community were also invited for open community sessions. We worked every step of the way with the school through consultation, designs, creation and final stunning artwork which sweeps across 50 meters of […]


School Life – 2nd placeSchool Life - 2nd place

With a lot of building work going on at the school, this project was about celebrating school life. Where the new building joined the old building, and old exterior wall was now a triple level inside wall in the new library. This was the canvass for the mosaic. Tamara came in to do a design […]


Garden Suburb Infant School Centenary Mosaic – 3rd placeGarden Suburb Infant School Centenary Mosaic - 3rd place

This mosaic was commissioned to celebrate the Centenary of the school. The design by the artist is of a map of the local area and the border was made up of drawings by each of the 270 children in the school – 9 classes from Reception to year 2 – which had been reduced, made […]


The PineThe Pine

Part of a Celtic Tree Alphabet Mosaic Trail. Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage under Groam House Museum outreach programme. This was the first letter of the alphabet representing the Pine/fir, Ailim in Celtic. A design workshop was carried out with the artist and class of 30+ pupils inspired by celtic folklore […]


Abstract ArtAbstract Art

Year 8 (age 12/13) All pupils had moderate learning difficulties. They were asked to draw their favourite item/thing. There were some very intricate designs drawn and from this we used a view finder to select shapes and patterns to use for our abstract mosaics. I coloured in their designs and had them laminated so that […]


The Art of MusicThe Art of Music

This was a whole school project with infants and juniors, (210 pupils) and as music and creativity and the highly acclaimed performances were very important to the life of the school it was decided that music and art would be the theme for the mosaic. We chose to look at the work of Welsh artist […]


HabitatsHabitats

The school was celebrating a 25 year anniversary and the art teacher Helen had been thinking about a mosaic for some time. A design day was held and some of the most beautiful drawings I have ever received made my job of doing the design a very pleasurable one! In fact I used all the […]


Memorial MosaicMemorial Mosaic

After a teacher died, the school wanted to develop a quiet area in her memory. As she was very fond of mosaics, the plan was to have a mosaic floor centrepiece to complement the pergola and stone features. The whole school did drawings for the design and Tamara put together the overall design from their […]


Live, Love, Laugh, LearnLive, Love, Laugh, Learn

Christ Church is a school of just 47 pupils, but everyone of them took part in creating a wonderful stained glass window inspired mosaic for the outside wall of their beautiful school building. The children’s drawing were the inspiration for the design and it took just one day to complete.


The 7 Habits TreeThe 7 Habits Tree

The mosaic represents the leadership qualities being promoted at the school, which include being proactive, putting first things etc. Each class named after a  bird. Lea Stubberfield  (her first mega mosaic) created the design and approached local companies for materials and spent many hours going into school discussing and making the mosaic with all the […]


Hand in HandHand in Hand

Our mosaic was the inspiration of our Head Teacher, Mrs Maureen Fairhead. It was her ambition to create a mosaic in the entrance hall of our school, which would welcome all who passed through its doors. Our first thoughts coincided with a series of meetings held by our School Council during which the children were […]


Our Happy SchoolOur Happy School

We decided to make a mosaic for the front of our school to represent how welcoming and happy our school is. Each child in our school (450 children) designed a mosaic and then 1 winner was chosen. The design was made with the help of an artist who worked with each child in the school […]


Forest Row Year 6 Legacy MosaicForest Row Year 6 Legacy Mosaic

This mosaic was made during one week with a class of 30 year 6 pupils working in groups just outside their classroom –  The design was created using the pupil’s drawings they had made on a previous visit based on the flora and fauna of nearby Ashdown Forest. The overall design depicts a spiral showing […]


Be All You Can BeBe All You Can Be

Last year after a whole school consultation it was decided to choose a new school motto. Pupils,staff and parents were all involved and “Be All You Can Be” was chosen.We wanted a way to celebrate this and so decided to make a comemorative mosaic. This would be displayed in our school entrance which was a […]


Twenty Twelve TogetherTwenty Twelve Together

Inspired by the historic year of the Olympics and the Queens Jubliee the mosaic ‘Twenty Twelve Together’ was brought about to celebrate the history,activities and friendships of the people of two local villages Wheatley Hill and Thornley. Led by Family learning leader June Richardson of St Godrics Primary School, working alongside artists Angela Tomlinson and […]


Plymouth College School CrestPlymouth College School Crest

The School Crest is drawn by Mr. Stevensen, the art teacher and me, Ellen Schipper. This spring term every monday from 4.00 to 5.00 pm, about 15 of the year five students of Plymouth College participated in the afterschool mosaic club. They worked on their individual pieces and also worked on the shared project, the […]


Honilands 60th Anniversary MosaicHonilands 60th Anniversary Mosaic

In the Summer of 2013 Honilands Primary School in Enfield commissioned The Creative Arts Company to create a 60th Anniversary Mosaic. As a 3 form entry school, over 100 Year 5 children, aged 9/10, participated in a design development programme, where they spent several weeks discussing their ideas and working on their pictures – all […]


William Morris PeacockWilliam Morris Peacock

‘People, Places & Nature’ was a Heritage Lottery funded project which focused on the creative influences of William Morris and his relevance today. Lead by Amanda Parker, 12 Heritage Youth Ambassadors from Yr 6 (aged 11) and a group of 30 Senior Citizens, designed & created a film documentary (40 mins), an exhibition of design […]


50th Anniversary Celebrations50th Anniversary Celebrations

The children were asked to design an idea for a hot-air balloon and from the 180 designs, common themes were chosen. These common themes were turned into a design by Jane the artist. The mosaic took 3 days to complete with all 180 children, from 4-11 years, taking part in the making of it. Different […]


Risby School MosaicRisby School Mosaic

The mosiac is based on the Risby School logo which was originally designed by the pupils several years previously incorporating the original church, apple tree branch and the sheep into the new design. The schools wanted a new exciting mosiac for their entrance foyer for eveyone to enjoy. Sarah Draper an Artist and parent of […]