Day of the Dead - Design Technology

Day of the Dead

Class 4 have begun their summer design technology project designing a mask to celebrate the Mexican festival 'Day of the Dead'. In the towns and cities in Mexico people dress and parade in bright, colourful costumes and make up, making offerings to lost loved ones. Day of the…

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Optical Art

Spring Optical Art

With the return back to school on 12th March 2021, after the third lockdown, we explored a brand new adventure of optical art within the continent of Europe.

The children first looked at how Dutch artists use foreshortening to give the illusion of perspective. They drew…

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Snow scape Christmas Cards

Snow scape Christmas Cards

Class 4 produced some stunning, unique snow scape winter scenes with silhouette tree for their Christmas cards designs this year. In just one afternoon the children delicately painted their colourful wash using watercolours, blending the pigments together. Next, they…

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Musical Clay Notes - 'This Little Light of Mine...'

This Little Light of Mine...

The whole school is embarking upon a new, innovative and inspirational collaborative musical/art project which will be displayed collectively in the hall for all to see and celebrate. Each pupil will make a musical note featured in the composition of the song ' This…

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Art - Objects and Meaning

Objects and Meaning

This half term Class 4 have been studying different compositions by various artists and looked at how the objects were positioned in the background, foreground and mid-ground. The children evaluated the position, colours and meaning of the objects drawn by the artists and…

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Observational Drawing

Observational Drawing

This half term Class 3 have been developing their observational drawing skills by focusing upon looking specifically at how to create texture, pattern, form and shade in tonal pencil. 

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African Arts Week

African Arts Week

This week we have been celebrating the continent of Africa for our Arts week based upon the Zulu Nation warriors. The children have looked where in the world Africa is and undertaken a range of activities designed by our very own Arts Council.

In class four the children…

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Class 4 - Our Graffiti Walls

Class 4 - Our Graffiti Walls

Class 4 were shown examples of stencil street art which is used for advertising. From here the children had to explain how graffiti and street art may be used to appeal to advertisers and how street artists develop their own distinctive styles: it can be bright,…

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Street Art Renovation

Street Art Renovation

Class 4 investigated how graffiti has become increasingly seen as an art form and looked at the history about graffiti in New York City and how it has become increasingly elaborate over time..
The children studied how street artists have been commissioned to create works…

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Street Art

Street Art

Class 4 through sketching developed ideas and techniques for artwork with stylised graffiti lettering. In their sketchbook, the pupils then created their own 'throwies' which a signature of their name

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Into the Forest Artwork

Into the Forest Artwork

Class 4 created some amazing abstract artwork images based upon the artist David Hockney when we ventured Into the Forest. First the children looked at the artist David Hockney and his style of working when he painted landscapes of trees.

  

From here the pupils…

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Christmas Calendars 2018

Christmas Calendars 2018

Class 4 painted their Christmas calendars by extending the picture they selected in the middle of the page. The children then had to imagine what their image would be like along the horizon or in the distance and then colour mix and match the photograph. As you can see…

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