Dry Drayton school and Dry Drayton church are collaborating on a project to put a cross in each of the three classrooms.  We have, together, chosen crosses that have links to three local saints so that the children can learn their stories and prayers as well as exploring local history and geography, and perhaps visits too.  We plan to give the crosses to the school after half term alongside a series of assemblies to introduce them to the children.  This is what the crosses look like:

Julian crossInfants – Julian of Norwich

A wooden holding cross, with embedded hazelnut, framed (12 inch) and mounted on the wall, accompanied by 6 child-sized holding crosses for the young children to touch and hold. Cross produced by the Julian of Norwich Centre – £40

Year 3/4 – Etheldreda of ElyEtheldreda cross

“Way of the cross” carved in a flame 35 cm high.  Commissioned from Jonathan Hemingray (jonathonhemingray.co.uk) – £50



Edmund crossYr 5/6 -Edmund of Bury

A 35 cm high commission inspired by this image, being produced by the local charity Rowan (“creating art, improving lives”)  http://www.rowanhumberstone.co.uk  – £50