Art students paint hospital

Art students in Kent have turned a children's accident and emergency department into a water wonderland.

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Art students create water world

The new A & E at Maidstone Hospital Credit: ITV Meridian

Art students from Holmesdale Technology College at Snodland in Kent have designed and painted a special mural depicting an undersea world to brighten up the children’s waiting area of the Accident and Emergency Department of Maidstone Hospital.

New waiting area in Maidstone Hospital Credit: ITV Meridian

Water wonderland in Maidstone hospital

Maidstone A&E Credit: ITV Meridian

Pupils at a school in Snodland in Kent have redecorated Maidstone Hospital's A and E department.

Students studying GCSE art visited the hospital site to take photographs and make careful plans and drawings before returning to school to work on their designs.

Holmesdale’s Head of Art, Mrs Fenella Ross-Elmer, said: “This was a valuable opportunity to extend our students’ skills in a professional situation."

"It gives us the chance to enrich the lives of children waiting in the emergency area, to add a splash of colour and to create a visionary space for those waiting.”

New children's waiting area Credit: ITV Meridian

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