Egton CE VA Primary School has installed a new stained glass window in the school’s newest classroom, with help from local artists, craftsmen, and the school’s children. Local stained glass artist Alan Davis created the window, which shows the schools logo with a cross and fish.
Headteacher Liz Orland said, “The children are delighted with the window, especially as Alan involved them so much in its making. Right from the beginning of the process, he showed the children early designs of the window so they could help choose the colours. All the children visited Alan's glass workshops earlier in the year to see the window being put together, and they tried writing on the glass and tried the tools Alan uses. The window was installed by our local blacksmith in Egton, James Godbold, who also made the frame.
“The window reflects the school logo, showing St Hilda's cross, a salmon from the river Esk, water and the moors and farmland. All the symbols in the window reflects aspects of our school, with the cross and the fish as Christian symbols, and the river and landscape showing the place we serve.”
Pictured: Jessica Ogram (11) and Aidan Summerson (9) with the new window.