Winter Art Displays

Every class produced a display of art work related to the theme ‘winter art.’ The work has been on display through out the corridors over the past half term. The Nursery class looked at the painting ‘Starry Night’ by Vincent Van Gogh and decided to paint their own Starry nights. The children explored mixing different […]

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Year 4’s Anglo-Saxon Village

The children first designed their houses and thought carefully about the measurements. They had to create nets of 3D shapes- cuboids and prisms, carefully measuring the lengths to make sure they would match up. They then cut and folded these together to make their houses, before selecting materials to decorate them with.

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Art & D & T – Reception

We have been busy creating. Reception class have used a variety of materials and tools to create mini theatres, poppies, bracelets, puppets, binoculars, bags, spiders and treasure boxes.  The children have added their names to their work and are using their phonic knowledge to write a label for their work.

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Art & D & T – Reception – Diwali

In Reception class we talked about the Hindu festival of light known as  Diwali. One of the children went to the Victoria and Albert Museum for a Diva lamp workshop. She brought in her lamp and told the class all about it.  This inspired some of the class to make their own Diva lamps. The […]

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Art & D & T – Year 5

Year 5 – Autumn Term Year 5 enjoyed exploring several areas of art and design in the Autumn term. As part of our Tudor topic, we visited the Tudor Gallery in the National Portrait Museum. The children were able to explore some of the most famous paintings of that epoch. They learnt that Kings and […]

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Art & D & T In Year 3

In Year 3 the children have been learning about the Stone Age. We researched Stone Age tools, then designed and created our own Stone Age tools. We had to use only materials which would have been around in the Stone Age to make them. It made us appreciate how hard it was without the tools […]

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Art and D & T In Year 2

Autumn Term 1 D&T – As part of our Street Detectives scheme of work, the children learned about our local high street. They then planned, created and evaluated their own addition to the high street e.g. hotel, church, restaurant etc.   Autumn Term 2 Art – The children have been learning about their senses through […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

Following on from our History learning where the children learnt about Anderson shelters, the classes had the opportunity to collaboratively make their own paper model diorama. The children designed and drew the model earlier in the week and considered what materials each part of the shelter would be made from. We discussed why these materials […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

This week in Year 6 we have been using the mediums oil pastels and pencil. We have been learning about Mexico and so we have been looking at the Mexican holiday ‘The Day of the Dead’ and the traditional ‘Sugar Skulls’ related to it. The children really enjoyed using their prior knowledge of blending oil […]

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