So what do YOU want to be when you grow up?

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Year 5 students from primary schools across Luton took part in an art competition organised by Lea Manor High School. The challenge was to draw a picture of themselves, showing what they would like to be in the future.

First prize for the winner and their whole year group is a day of art and creativity with professional artist Kirsten Jones, artist in residence at Lea Manor High school.

The jury were torn between two pieces for the top slot, and awarded a joint first prize to Shupi Ahmed from Beechwood primary school for her creatively collaged ‘Explorer’ image and Dominic Paul from Icknield primary school who drew a fabulous footballer. The winners are:

Joint 1st: Shupi Ahmed, explorer, Beechwood, Dominic Paul, footballer, Icknield

joint 2nd: Agalya, artist, Icknield, Charles, Musician (saxophone player), Stopsley

Joint third: Holly, Ballet dancer, Stopsley, Ambika Kumar, Top chef, Warden Hill

Commended: Minha, artistI cknield

Fatima Mann, actress, Icknield

Arjan Bedi, Pilot Stopsley

Raidah Khan, doctor Icknield

Fatima Hashmi, dentist Icknield

Abgail Well, horse rac erWarden Hill

Faizah Shaker, film directorIcknield

Zara Ahmed Milner, Scientist Beechwood

Summaya Amin, bakerBeechwood

Samia nurse Icknield

Mariam Asif, business ladyWarden Hill

Lauren Hooker, swimmer Stopsley

Jenetha Bavanathan, doctor Stopsley

Hafsah Zeb, artistBeechwood

Ameera Khatun, teacherWarden Hill