Graham School creates wonder wall to praise work of NHS

A permanent reminder of the contribution of the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis has been created at a Scarborough secondary school.

Wednesday, 1st July 2020, 10:55 am
The Rainbow Wall at Graham School was painted by children of key workers during the Covid-19 lockdown.

The Rainbow Wall at Graham School was painted by children of key workers who have been attending school throughout lockdown.

The students were keen to produce a reflection of the immense efforts of the NHS, and appreciation for their own key worker parents.

The students painted the rainbow wall with the support of their teachers, including executive lead at the school Helen Dowds, who created the design.

The wall can be seen at the entrance to the school.

Ms Emma Robins, principal at Graham School, said: “I am immensely proud of our Rainbow Wall and the hard work undertaken to create it.

“We are delighted to have a permanent memory of the great work undertaken by the NHS during the pandemic, as well as a reminder of our school values – Honesty, Empathy, Aspiration, Resilience and Teamwork.

“The rainbow also reflects our school motto of ‘Grow, Learn and Achieve Together,’ which we have certainly done throughout the pandemic.

“Huge thanks to all of the students who worked on the wall.

“They all enjoyed the project and were a great team!”

A message from the editor

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the highest standards in the world.

The dramatic events of 2020 are having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers and consequently the advertising that we receive.

We are now more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news by buying a copy of our newspaper.

Thank you