Preston school holds Easter exhibition to celebrate being back together

A Preston primary school has hosted an exhibition of pupils' work to celebrate Easter and the lifting of national restrictions.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 3:45 pm
Bishop Julian officially opens the exhibition at St Stephen's Primary School, photo: Neil Cross

St Stephen's Church of England School on South Meadow Lane showcased its pupils' artwork on Monday (March 29).

The work celebrates Easter and reuniting after lockdown following the lifting of some restrictions across the country.

Headteacher Helen Wright said: " Our staff and pupils have put together the most amazing exhibition of Easter work in our school hall.

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Bishop Julian officially opens the exhibition with pupil Maayana, photo: Neil Cross.

"The creative work is a really special way of showing the talents of children and staff who have sought to celebrate the festival after reuniting after a long lockdown."

School governors and a local bishop, Bishop Julian, also paid a socially distanced visit to admire the childrens' handiwork.

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ and is an important Christian festival, photo: Neil Cross.
Pupils made symbols of the 'Last Supper' for the Easter exhibition, photo: Neil Cross
Gabriel putting up the Easter 'last supper' garland for the exhibition, photo: Neil Cross.
Bishop Julian with Testimony, photo: Neil Cross
Some colourful Easter artwork made by St Stephen's Primary School pupils, photo: Neil Cross.
Plenty of Easter themed artwork was on show with students reflecting on the last meal they had (pictured), photo: Neil Cross.
Models made by the pupils for the school's exhibition, photo: Neil Cross.