Abingdon News September 2017 | No. 45 This term saw an exhibition of the artwork students produced for their public examinations. Parents, staff and students were invited to view the impressive standard of material on display. Talking about the exhibition, art teacher, Elizabeth Hancock, said: “Every year the students produce a very high standard of work and it is a lovely opportunity to be able to invite the rest of the school and parents to view their pieces. The boys should be very proud of their achievements.” Inspirational Art Harry Wallis-Smith, A-level coursework Harry’s A level piece focussed on the topic of ‘emotion’ in his coursework project, and investigated different ways in which various emotions can be depicted through employing different media and techniques. The outcome of this project was a diptych showing the same subject experiencing two contrasting emotions; despair and anger.