Royal Mail have asked children across the country to think about who their hero or heroes are, and to then design a stamp in their honour. A special panel of judges will pick the winning designs, and the final eight stamps will be sent to the Queen before they can be printed and issued. Pupils across the GFM have participated in the competition.
Children at Gomer Junior and Gomer Infant could win two competitions – the in-house school competition, to be judged by the Primary Phase Committee Chair, and to have their entries submitted to the national competition for the children’s chase of winning £1,000.
Max Woodfield, 11, said: ‘I drew the footballer Marcus Rashford for helping families who needed food.
‘He made a big difference to many families. I really like football and especially this player.’
Maddie Lethbridge, 11, said: ‘I have created a vibrant design to capture the NHS who really stood out in the pandemic. They helped so many people, in so many ways – I couldn’t choose just one hence the text.’
Evie Jalban, seven, said: ‘I used pencils to draw my dad. He is my hero because he is a pole tester and help keep telephones active which we need to communicate with. I added a rainbow too for the NHS’.
We were delighted that The News covered this story and further delighted that Gomer Infant School joined Gomer Junior for this photo opportunity and loved seeing their stamp designs.