Astwood Bank Primary School

"A centre of learning and opportunity"

Worcester's BIG Parade

Worcester's BIG Parade

All will be revealed in a special Assembly on Monday 4th March 2024 when the Mayor of Redditch is coming to visit!

Looking Back:

We had ENORMOUS fun in 2021 with our ele-baby!  She arrived in the spring and we launched straight into a design competition.  With so many wonderful ideas submitted, we created a composite design and then set out to have every person in the school take a turn at painting.  That’s nearly 450 people!  Once she was finished she was part of the summer trail around Worcester and it was great fun going to visit her and her friends!  The project came to a close when our lovely ‘Mem’ returned to make her forever home at school in October.  Such great memories!   The project eventually raised £370,000 for St Richard’s Hospice.  Click the images to see our videos!

Project launch

Find out about Wild in Art and what happened when we took part in the Big Sleuth in 2017.

Meet our ele-baby

The real fun starts now for ABPS and we get to design our very own elephant.

Elephant Bottle Parade

Enjoy our elephant bottle parade

Elephant Painting

See how we painted our elephant!

Selfie Gallery

Our final design is a globe, showing the whole world in unity, combined with memory bubbles of those things we should remember when life is challenging – family, friendship, love and fun etc.  There are lots of rainbow colours and some Indian patterns.  We’ve chosen to call her Memorella Indigo.

There will be lots of other schools involved in the trail and this will give ‘Mem’ lots of friends and siblings!  We’re delighted to have had a sneak preview of INKY-B from Inkberrow school.  Look out for this one on the trail!

Our t-shirt fundraiser raised over £530 for St Richard’s Hospice – many thanks for your generous support.

Remember to send in your photos of all those yummy cakes and foods and we’ll display them below.

Meet the design team below and see some of their entries that we combined to make our finished masterpiece!

Design Team

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