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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 […]

20 12, 2018

Christmas Classics

By | December 20th, 2018|Art, Reading and Writing, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Liz from Teach-it-Through-Drama dressed up in Victorian finery to present the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”  We were introduced to the colourful characters in the story,  the mean and miserly Scrooge and his humble but caring clerk Bob Cratchit.  These were admirably played by George and Jayden.  We met ghosts with rattling chains,  lost […]

18 12, 2018

Christmas Cookies!

By | December 18th, 2018|Art, Year 6 2018-19|

Year 6 have enjoyed making Christmas cookies today.  We followed a recipe for shortbread biscuits and then used our creative skills to decorate them with festive patterns and colours.  They were delicious!

 

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 […]

9 11, 2018

Celebrating Diwali!

By | November 9th, 2018|Art, Year 1 2018-19|

Today in art we made diva lamps out of clay and used sequins to decorate them. We will be bringing them home next week when they are dry.

11 10, 2018

Family Art Trip to Institute of Imagination

By | October 11th, 2018|Art, PTA|

Join us again at the Imagination Lab where this time we’ll be exploring the crossover between engineering, art and science.

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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.

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5 10, 2018

The Great Fire of London

By | October 5th, 2018|Art, Year 2 2018-19|

Today we began our project to make our own houses from the Great Fire of London.

We worked in teams to build houses.

 

KODAK Digital Still Camera

KODAK Digital Still Camera

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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 […]