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The mayor visited barking dagenham college to present the staff and students involved in the production of the mayors new year s day float with medals and certificates

Mayor awards Barking & Dagenham College

18th May 2018

Students from Barking & Dagenham College put their design skills into action by creating a stunning float for London?s New Year?s Day Parade.

The float represented the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham in the televised competition against all the other London boroughs. The college’s take on the theme was ‘Feel the Magic up Close’ and their float was adorned with a circus train travelling to town.

Several students from across the College helped with the float’s design and construction: Creative arts students completed work experience drawing, designing and painting to a client brief sent from the Mayor’s office. Carpentry and painting and decorating students helped with the actual construction of the designs.

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