Ella Toone and Beth Mead are newest features for mural in Wigan school

Written by Abbey Donoghue

Scott Wilcock, a skilled artist and the man behind Snow Graffiti, has created a mural in Platt Bridge Community Primary School of Ella Toone and Beth Mead.

Following the duo’s success at the Euro’s 2022 on Sunday, Scott decided to include Ella Toone, who is from Tyldesley, and Golden Boot winner Beth Mead in the art.

Scott specialises in artwork of inspiring people and uses a mixture of airbrushing and snow spray to create his work.

Scott, from Ashton said: “The school is having an outdoor mural filled with inspirational people for pupils, which includes people like JK Rowling and Martin Luther King.

“We also wanted to include those who the kids will relate to.

“We decided to include Beth as she won the golden boot and gets a lot of attention online with how well she’s been playing.

“Ella was a no-brainer as she comes from the borough, as inside the school there are lots of inspirational people from Wigan.

“It was always going to be them two that we used as we found a picture of them taken just three days before the final.”

Scott believes the new additions to the mural will be popular with the pupils.

The mural will be used to help to teach the children about the various inspirational people on the wall.

He said: “Every time I do something different, the kids love it and hover around asking questions and are really inspired.

“It is a great talking point, especially with the piece being used for lessons.

“Kids learn what they are interested in and with many of them enjoying watching football, especially after this summer, it just adds to it.”