Year 3 – Making Volcanoes

In D & T Year 3 have been creating a structure of a volcano using papier-mâché. They researched and developed a design criteria and then went on to make the structure. In the coming weeks the children are looking forward to painting their volcanoes and making them erupt. Throughout the process they have been very […]

Read More

Young Artists Summer Show

You may already be aware of the Royal Academy’s annual summer exhibitions. Inspired by this, the Royal Academy is holding a young Artists summer show. The Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for young artists aged 5 – 19 years studying in the UK and British schools overseas. St Catherine‘s school […]

Read More

Winter Art Displays

Throughout the school corridors the theme for displays is ‘Winter Art’. It is wonderful how each year group worked with this theme to explore mediums, styles, skills, techniques and famous artists in a variety of ways. Early years created worked linked to Winter Festivals. The children talked about their experiences of seeing fireworks in the […]

Read More

Year 4 – Romans

Milites, ut parati! Year 4 received a very special letter from Claudius, Emperor of Rome and General of the Roman army, inviting them to become one of his noble soldiers. After writing him a response detailing their strengths and skills, the children were accepted in to his legions and participated in a range of actvities […]

Read More

Reception Art Work

Reception class have been exploring and using different media and materials. This half term we have been busy looking at the work of Frank Bowling, mixing primary colours, constructing  using different resources and using glue  and masking tape to join materials. we have also been make props for our role play.

Read More

Year 3 – Black History Month

As part of our learning about Martin Luther King, 3F produced their own artwork in the style of Suzann Sines. The children thought carefully about the choice of colours they wished to use and experimented with different brushstroke techniques to add texture.

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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.

Read More