New mural for Braunton primary school

Southmead School pupils with the new mural.

Southmead School pupils with the new mural. - Credit: Archant

Volunteers transformed the outdoor play area into a colourful creation thanks to a donation of paint.

SOUTHMEAD Primary School has unveiled a brand new mural thanks to a generous donation of paint.

Staff at the school in Braunton set to work transforming the outdoor play area for the pupils after teacher Liz Wilde nominated the project for the Dulux Let’s Colour scheme.

Liz said: “We are extremely grateful for the generous paint donation, which has helped us turn what was a scruffy and uninspiring patio area into a bright, colourful outdoor play area for our pupils.

“We’ve had plenty of positive feedback from the children and their families already, with some saying the paintwork makes them feel proud to come to this school.

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“One of our children even said it makes them feel like they’re on holiday, which is lovely to hear.”

The paint was donated by the Dulux Decorator Centres in Exeter.

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Store manager Tim Lewis said: “It’s been a pleasure to support Southmead Primary School with this design project.

“The volunteers have done a brilliant job and we’re glad the school is looking really smart for the start of a new term.”

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