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Bingham, Cotgrave, Radcliffe-on-Trent

and the villages in The Vale

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The Vale of Belvoir



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Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club - JUNIOR SCHOOL ART COMPETITION.

This is the second year that the club has organised this competition. It was open to all the Junior Schools in Radcliffe / Bingham / Cotgrave and the Vale which feed into Toot Hill and South Nottinghamshire Academy Senior Schools.

The theme this year was “My Favourite season “and the children were split into two age group categories: Years 3 / 4 and years 5 / 6. The response this year was excellent with 8 schools entering the competition.The winning and all other art work from over the 170 entries submitted  was exhibited at the Radcliffe on Trent Art Exhibition and Craft Fair run jointly with ourselves and the Bingham and Radcliffe Rotary Club and held at the Grange, Radcliffe on Trent 29th and 30th April.

The Winners & Highly Commended:

Years 3 & 4

Winner: Niamh O’Brien   Robert Miles J S

Highly commended:

Lina Rahhouni                        Radcliffe on Trent J S

Breige Larcombe                 Archbishop Cranmer Academy

Years 5 & 6

Winner: Ginty Allan                 Robert Miles J S

Highly commended:

Scarlett Soloman                               Radcliffe on Trent JS

Joshua Radmall                        Radcliffe on Trent J S

Presentations were made at the winning schools in their assemblies and the Winners were also presented with their winning pictures, framed by Long Acre Studios of Bingham , by the Mayor of Rushcliffe at the Opening ceremony for the Art Exhibition and Craft Fair at Grange Hall on Saturday 29th April. This  Fair is organised and run jointly by the two Rotary clubs of the Vale of Belvoir and Bingham and Radcliffe over that weekend.

Prizes of a £50 / £25 vouchers to spend at Hobby Craft were awarded to the Winners and Highly commended placings respectively together with the winning school also receiving a matching £50 contribution to their art department.

Following its success the Vale of Belvoir Rotary club plan to run the competition again in 2018.