College turns Remembrance into art

STUDENTS at Ashton Sixth Form College used their artistic flair as they remembered the fallen by creating a giant poppy sculpture.

The centre’s art and design department worked with its Chaplain and the Royal British Legion to produce a collaborative art piece.

Ashton sixth form College unveiled the poppy on Armistice Day

That saw the team work with students and staff to construct the installation which was added to by all it community.

And the Royal British Legion donated a number of smaller poppies which were used on the piece.

Situated outside the art and design building, it formed the centrepiece of Ashton Sixth Form’s Armistice Day service, which saw a gathering of remembrance in the courtyard on November 11.

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