Banksy’s Back to School Surprise

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banksy back to school

School children in England get excited about their new artwork by Banksy School children in England get excited about their new artwork by Banksy

Some English schoolchildren arrived back at their classroom today (6th June) to find a Banksy masterpiece painted on the side of their building.

The infamous street artist painted a wall of Bridge Farm Primary School, near Bristol, to thank it for honouring him.

The mural which is becoming known as “Back to School”  is of a stick-man drawing of a child rolling a burning tyre. It was made after a seven-year-old pupil won his suggestion of naming one a school house Banksy.

letter Banksy left a letter addressed to the ‘caretaker’ and pinned it next to his artwork

A note was left pinned to the wall next to the artwork addressed to the ‘Caretaker’. He also invited the kids  to add stuff of their own if they didn’t like it. “Remember – it’s alway easier to get forgiveness than permission” he advised.

The Head also…

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