The large decorative mosaic was unveiled at Clanfield Junior School, which has been a partner of the Bukorwe Primary School in Uganda for six years.
Revealed yesterday by Steve Peach and Charles Etoru, co-founders of the Queen Elizabeth Parks Project, the mosaic depicts pupils from both schools coming together to play with a vibrantly coloured parachute.
The children are framed by the school’s respective mottos: Clanfield’s ‘Be The Best That You Can Be’ and Bukorwe’s ‘Success Through Determination’.
Rebecca Buckle, Clanfield’s assistant headteacher, said: ‘This has truly been a community event that has drawn everyone together to produce a stunning piece of art for our school grounds.’
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Designed by Hambledon artist Philippa Adams, everyone from pupils to governors to catering staff helped put the tiles in place.
Ms Buckle said: We are already enjoying the benefits of this enhancement of our working environment, and it will be a lasting legacy for successive generations of children at the school.’