Classroom painted red, white and blue to showcase British values - The Solihull Observer

Classroom painted red, white and blue to showcase British values

Solihull Editorial 30th May, 2022   0

A SOLIHULL College and University Centre classroom has been painted red, white and blue to celebrate and promote British Values.

Laura Hart, a painting and decorating student at the college was asked to paint the mural featuring of the union flag by tutor Sean Treacy and Technician Dave Scarsbrook.

This came after she drew a mural of colourful wings on the wall outside the workshop that got the Construction team talking.

The 30-year-old mum of one decided to go back to college after working in a factory for six years




Within a month of studying at the College, Laura’s tutors were so impressed by her dedication and talent that they offered her an assistant technician role.

She said: “I wasn’t expecting it at all, and it’s really changed things for me.


“I love working here and I had never thought that teaching would be for me, but it is something that I’m now seriously considering as a career.

“It was so nice to be asked and trusted to do something so big and I had to really plan and work out how I was going to do it as the scale of the wall made it a bit challenging.

“Once I drew the flag, members of staff came to have a look and gave some suggestions of what I could add. I had conversations with students and my tutors, and it slowly developed over a period of two months.”

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