Disappointed that her A level and GCSE students were unable to hold their usual end-of-year show, Harriet Barber, Head of Art, decided to create a Virtual Art Gallery for both year groups.
With over 200 pieces of work that need to be photographed and uploaded, it was no small undertaking and took over 20 hours to complete. However, over the first weekend alone, the galleries welcomed over a thousand visitors between them. Commenting on the success, Mrs. Barber said:
"Our GCSE and A level students have worked so hard these past two years to produce an impressive body of work, I did not want Covid-19 to rob them of their chance to shine. RHS has its own fantastic exhibition space, the Atrium Gallery, where pupil's work would normally be put on show at the end of the year, with family and friends invited to come along. We normally expect between 40 and 50 visitors, so we are overwhelmed by the response to our 3D gallery."
The galleries will remain open until the end of July, so anyone is welcome to enjoy the work of the pupils.
The A level gallery can be viewed by visiting:
The GCSE gallery can be viewed by visiting: