Essex primary schools prepare for annual arts festival

PRIMARY school pupils from six schools in the Reporter area are taking part in the annual Primary Arts Festival next week.

Students from Dame Bradbury’s, Great Chesterford, RA Butler, Chrishall, St Thomas More and Ashdon schools will be joining in workshop activities including art, design technology, dance and music.

The theme of the festival – which takes place on November 2 from 9.30am to 3pm - is Tobias and the Angel, attributed to the workshop of the Italian Renaissance painter, Andrea de Verrocchio.