Highbridge photographers shortlisted in national competition
young photographers from Highbridge's King Alfred School have
had their pictures shortlisted in a national competition.
8 pupils Ruby Moxey, Tom Harkness and Lewis Butler entered their
photographs taken during the school's Kilve geography visit this
summer into the Colliers Green Focus Awards.
were delighted to find out that they had been included on a shortlist
of 79 photographs - quite a feat, given that over 100 schools
across the UK have taken part, entering 2,000 photographs.
Highbridge pupils' photos were displayed at a ceremony at the
Royal Institute of British Architects in London on Tuesday 22nd
November, where it was revealed that Rubys photograph had
been awarded highly commended.
Catherine Owen, Head of Geography, praised the three pupils and
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The geography department is looking
forward to entering more photographs for this competition in 2012
and hope that the success can be repeated."
shortlisted photographs can be seen on the Colliers Green Focus
Colliers Green supports the teaching of the 'sense of place' theme
of the geography curriculum, using photography as a creative medium.