Celebrating St Francis Day in Year 3

To celebrate Saint Francis day, Year 3 discussed why Saint Francis is important and reminded ourselves what he did. We created a stained glass window with different coloured paper and coloured in Saint Francis before sticking them together. 

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Crazy hair inspired by animals

To finish off the book 'Crazy Hair' we were exploring, we looked at a variety of different animals such as lions, tigers and gorillas and chose one to inspire a crazy hair art picture. 

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Year 2 Get Creative!

After a week of doing lots of activities linking to our class book 'Ravi's Roar', we decided to have an afternoon of making some incredible artwork linking to the book. We made a range of different 'tiger-themed' art which we can't wait to show off on a display! We had to use lots of great art…

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Watercolour dream jars

We have started our Year 5 journey this week thinking about our hopes and dreams for the future and how we can achieve them.  We all had great aspirations for ourselves.  We used water colours to paint our dream jars, choosing three complimentary colours and blending them to create our beautiful…

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Crazy hair!

Our first book in Year 3 is a picture book about crazy hair. We read our book together using lots of crazy voices to read it and identifying all the animals in our characters hair such as a gorilla leaping! We spent some time creating our own pictures of crazy hair using a variety of…

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Building a bug hotel

Another part of our charity project with Global Action Plan was building a bug hotel. The children decided that saving the bees was something that was important to them and that the best way to help and spread their message was to build a bug hotel. It will stay on our school field for hundreds of…

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Carnival masks

We looked at photos of carnival costumes to get some ideas for patterns and colours. We used our cutting skills to cut shapes and stuck them in patterns to create fabulous carnival masks! 

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Sketching produce

Today our art lesson linked to our farming topic. We spent time sketching  fresh produce grown in farms across the UK. Our focus was to create depth and make our drawings as 3D as possible using different shading techniques. We also spent time trying to create shadows in order to make them look as…

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Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Today we learned about how the Holy Spirit is with us all, and we all receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit when we are baptised. We looked at why these are sometimes called the 'fruits of the Holy Spirit. To help us remember this, we all decorated some fruits with watercolour, trying to make them…

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Imaginative Explorers!

This week in Topic we learned about Captain James Cook, an explorer who set out on a voyage and discovered the east coast of Australia. We decided we were going to be creative and imagine we were explorers. We imagined we had traveled the world in search of new land and eventually found some! We…

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Iron Age Jewellery

We looked at Iron Age jewellery and how they were designed. We explored different patterns they used and a variety of jewellery they wore such as the torc. We designed our own jewellery on paper first to gather ideas. We used modelling clay to create our jewellery and used different equipment…

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Printing Coastal Features

In topic, we have been looking at human and physical features of a coastline. Today, we recapped these and used printing to create a coastal picture. We first designed a stamp on a piece of card, and then we used a glue gun to make them '3D'. Next, we used watercolor to make a background of sand,…

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