News from the School

Our Daft as a Brush Minibus

In memory of Mrs Grainger’s dad and William’s grandad, we were asked by Mrs Grainger and her mam to work with the team from Daft as a Brush to create the artwork for a brand new cancer care ambulance.

As you can see from the photographs, Y5 (then Y4) did a superb job on the ambulance which is named “Wear We Go”.

The children worked alongside Daft as Brush’s David Wilson, to map Sunderland landmarks, which linked to their Geography and art at the time. We were delighted to see the finished ambulance as it arrived here yesterday and parked on our yard – you may well have spotted it at pick-up time.

For anyone who does not know, Daft as a Brush provides cancer care, transporting patients to and from hospital, free of charge. The service involves collecting and transporting patients in a safe and comfortable environment from where they are living to where they will be having their treatment. The charity completes thousands of cancer patient journeys each year with a passionate team of hundreds of volunteers and a large fleet of ambulances.

We hope we have created a very special ambulance in Mrs Grainger’s dad’s name, and were joined by Mrs Grainger and her mam as it was unveiled for the very first time.

What a very special occasion and one which we know the children will remember.