Highgate schoolgirl in running for Trafalgar Square plinth
A HIGHGATE schoolgirl could be the brains behind Trafalgar Square s fourth plinth. Isabel Aram-Walker, aged 10, from Brookfield School in Chester Road, has won a borough-wide competition asking children to make a model for the landmark square. Her polar b
A HIGHGATE schoolgirl could be the brains behind Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth.
Isabel Aram-Walker, aged 10, from Brookfield School in Chester Road, has won a borough-wide competition asking children to make a model for the landmark square.
Her polar bear on a melting iceberg signifies the threat of global warming and has now earned her a place in a City Hall exhibition of the winning entries from each borough.
"I was shocked to have won but excited because I really enjoy doing art," said Isabel. "I wanted to do something on global warming because it keeps getting worse and I wanted people to recognise that and try to do something to help."
Isabel will be at City Hall tomorrow to collect an award for her efforts, before an overall winner is picked.
Inclusion manager at her school Polly Bradford said: "We went to Trafalgar Square and looked at the space before they started work on their ideas. It was nice because they were just exploring - no-one told them what to do or what materials to use so it was a complete experiment. We are very excited that Isabel won in Camden."
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Pictured is Isabel with her winning entry.