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Gilbert the Gibside Elephant

  • Name: Gilbert the Gibside Elephant
  • Location: Seven Stories
  • Designed and descorated by: Gibside School, Newcastle

Sculpture Description

Our design was inspired by our unique and special children. 'Gilbert' represents the 7 senses that are central to our development and learning. Symbols on his trunk use visual language, that is vital in supporting our children with autism spectrum conditions. The individual thumb prints show that we are as unique and individual as Elmer, but together we are one big community.