Little Bears

The Little Bears Detective Club

Spot 137 bear cubs that have been lovingly designed, created and nurtured by schools from all over the region inside museums, shopping centres and libraries from 28 June – 17 September 2017. Crafted by children of all ages, from nursery, primary, secondary and special schools, this extraordinary showcase of optimism, creativity and imagination has engaged over 50,000 young people from 132 schools. All of who have spent the last nine months experimenting with pattern, texture and colour, to bring their bear to life at the same time as fundraising for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity. Find out more about the learning programme.

The Great Bear

Year 4 children explored different themes for the sculpture. They thought about the bear’s name and the fact that a…

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The King Bear

Pupils created a series of symbols and patterns in a wide range of art genres to symbolise and celebrate the…

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Toby

A small group of enthusiastic Year 10 pupils led by the Art Department created an eclectic design that reflects both…

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Topcliffe Bear

Every child at the school created a bear design and parents helped to choose winners from Key Stage 1, upper…

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Totally Tropical Bear

The school has taken inspiration from the colourful rainforests, exotic temples and animals that live in tropical countries such as…

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Turves, The Bear of Turves Green

Pupils have been learning about the history of the Turves Green area, which dates back to the Middle Ages. They…

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Unity, Love And Understanding

The Year 9 GCSE group explored why bears are popular in literature and illustrations for children. They incorporated the results…

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Vincent Van Bear

The pupils are passionate about art and enjoy learning about new techniques. They wanted their design to represent their creative…

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Violet

Students chose a design that represented both Birmingham WomenÕs Hospital and the ChildrenÕs Hospital joining together. They chose to use…

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We Can

All pupils discussed their ideas for the sculpture. Inspired by the schoolÕs motto, ÒWe CanÓ, children wanted to show that…

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The Lost Bear

A small group of pupils led the transformation of the sculpture, which is inspired by the capacity of children to…

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Goldilocks

As part of a narrative writing unit pupils in Year 10 were challenged to subvert and rewrite the traditional story…

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