Seasonal changes

Today, Year 1 were looking closely at deciduous and evergreen trees and the changes in seasons. Our afternoon was full of leaf hunting, leaf collecting, dot painting and leaf printing. 

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The Lost Words

We used watercolours to create paintings of the animals and plants in this beautiful book. We thought about the nature all around us and realised how important it is to look after our amazing world.

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Year 6 - Black History - Inspirational figures

As part of our work on Black History, Year 6 looked at the inspirational stories of Jesse Owens and Sir William Arthur Lewis. The children then researched and presented their findings to the rest of the class. We then took to clay modelling, where the children used an inspirational historical…

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Save the rainforests!

As part of STEM week we learnt all about the devastating effects of deforestation.

We used art skills such as layering and overlapping through collaging as well as smudging with charcoal to create art. We hope they powerfully show the impact deforestation has on rainforests, animals and our…

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Charcoal drawing

In Year 5, we discussed 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch and shared ideas on what the artist might have been going through and his thoughts and feelings at the time of painting it. Then, we discussed our thoughts and feelings during our time away from school and how we could use art as a way to…

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Worry dolls

Some children around school are creating their own worry dolls using pipe cleaners, thread and some stitching. According to legend, Guatemalan children would tell their worries to worry dolls and place them under their pillows at night so that when morning came, their worries would be…

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The Scream by Edvard Munch

This week we have focused on allowing the children to express themselves and their feelings in a variety of ways. 

With the Year 6 children, we studied 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch and discussed how the artist may have been feeling when he painted this piece and how he expressed his inner…

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USA Landmarks - final pieces

Here are our final pieces!! We are so proud of them. Can you recognise anywhere? We've got Mount Rushmore, The Golden Gate Bridge, the White House, Yellowstone National Park, Niagra Falls, Hoover Dam, The Statue of Liberty, Route 66, The Grand Canyon, The Empire State Building and the Hollywood…

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USA Landmarks - The making

We have had a very busy day in Year 4 putting our art and DT skills to work. We designed and turned shoeboxes into amazing landmarks from the USA linking to our topic of Road Trip USA. We have measured, cut, used saws and glue guns, done sewing, used a whole range of resources and different paint…

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Painting in Year 5

Year 5 used painting techniques, such as, dots, scratches and splashes to create a Christmas scene from the point of view of someone outside, peering in through a window.

 

 

 

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Charcoal snowpeople

Year 5 have worked hard this term to experiment with line, tone and shading using charcoal. Today, They created snowpeople with Miss Santos (our resident artist) and had lots of fun doing it!

 

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Batik

One of Year 5's art objectives is to use batik (an art technique using hot wax orginating from Africa) to wax and tie dye fabric. The children's created their own Christmas scene to use on their cards/calendars. 

 

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