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28 02, 2019

A Wonderful World of Colour!

By | February 28th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Year 3/4 2018-19|

We did colour mixing today using powder paints.  They are really great for creating different colours but have to be mixed very skilfully to get the right texture for application.  We learnt about red, blue and yellow being the primary colours and how from these we […]

18 01, 2019

Flotsam Art

By | January 18th, 2019|Art, Year 3/4 2018-19|

This term our whole school text is “Flotsam” by author and illustrator David Weisner.  It’s a brilliant story which doesn’t have any words,  just fabulous illustrations for us to add our own narrative to.  It is about discovering secret and extraordinary worlds inside an old camera and under the sea.

We painted a background last week […]

14 12, 2018

Autumn Art at Heathbrook

By | December 14th, 2018|Art, Miscellaneous|

It has been a wonderfully creative term in the art room and pupils have learnt new skills,  discovered and developed their talents and worked with independence and diligence on their art.  We have explored different mediums including sculpture,  working with wire, wood and clay and printmaking.

These are a few examples from the classes I have […]

5 10, 2018

Sudanese Clay Cows

By | October 5th, 2018|Art, Year 5 2018-19|

We are studying the astonishing true story of Salva Dut in literacy.  Salva was caught up in the civil war in Sudan.  Salva and his school friends used to make cows out of clay so we had a go ourselves for no pens Wednesday.  We learnt that Sudanese cows are very different to other cows.


28 09, 2018

Trying Out Different Drawing Techniques

By | September 28th, 2018|Art, Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|

We did some sketches of the London skyline.  We tried to create different effects by using our pencils in different ways like holding our pencils at the top so we lose some control of the line we create and also drawing with our non-dominant hand.

We were inspired by looking at two different artists,  Ken Done […]

24 09, 2018

Plaster Sculptures in the Art Studio

By | September 24th, 2018|Art, Year 3/4 2017-18, Year 3/4 2018-19|

We scrunched up lots of newspaper and bound it with masking tape until we had a shape we were happy with.  Then we covered it with mod roc,  this is plaster bandage that hardens really quickly when you soak it.  It was a new challenge for us and one that we really enjoyed.  We are […]

19 07, 2018

Year 5 Learn Sonic Pi

By | July 19th, 2018|Year 5/6 2017-18|

Year 5 had a fantastic session at the CLC learning how to code and programme electronic music using Sonic Pi which incidentally is free to download at home!

To start off we learnt how to programme in a […]

15 06, 2018

Building a Super City

By | June 15th, 2018|Art, Year 5/6 2017-18|


















This […]

11 06, 2018

Clay Treasures

By | June 11th, 2018|Art, Year 3/4 2017-18|

In art the Owls learnt how to join pieces of clay together using crosshatching and slip.  They used these techniques to make some clay animals.  The results are fabulous!!


24 05, 2018

Arts Award At Heathbrook!

By | May 24th, 2018|Art, Southbank, Year 5/6 2017-18|

Trinity College were delighted to offer Arts Award certificates to these children for participation in 20 hours of study in an arts activity and presenting their discoveries.  Well done to all these pupils who worked so hard on the National Trust 575 after school club and the participants of the Gursky schools takeover at the Hayward Gallery.