Last week we went out into the playground and collected a variety of leaves. We then looked at the structure of the leaves under magnifying glasses and discussed Autumn as a season and how the leaves change colour and fall from the trees. Then on Wednesday afternoon we put these leaves to another use and … Continue reading
At the end of the last term, Year 3 had a Roman day! We started by recreating the ancient explosion of Pompeii using brightly coloured oil pastels. We then got changed into our amazing home made Roman costumes before learning all about Roman delicacies and having a Roman feast where we tried foods brought over … Continue reading
Year 5 are now at the final stage of their creative work; designing and making containers in their art lessons. The children have explored the medium of terracotta clay during the last two lessons. They have made a variety of containers, some with lids and handles. Many have decorated their work in bright, bold colours. … Continue reading
Year 6 have been learning about the Indus Valley Civilisation in their history topic work this term. The Indus Valley people lived almost 5,000 years ago, but disappeared and remained forgotten until more recent times. We know about them from the artefacts they left behind, especially from the picture signs or seals that they made. … Continue reading
Yr.6 painted Joey and Topthorn today onto canvases. Everyone concentrated really hard on getting the characteristics right for their horse using knowledge from the story. We’re sure you will agree their finished pieces look stunning and certainly brighten up the classroom.
On Wednesday Year 3 were lucky enough to be taken on a triennial tour. We walked around Folkestone, exploring various art works by different artists. We particularly enjoyed looking at the colourful bungalow and listening to the song while walking in ‘Halfway to Heaven’. We had a great afternoon out enjoying the local art.
Year 5 are continuing to explore how to make small containers in their art lessons. This week, they used strips of plasticene to make models of containers. They practised rolling, spiralling and folding techniques to shape and strengthen their models. Next lesson, they will apply these skills when working with terracotta clay.
Today in art club we were let loose with the felt tip pens! We had the tables covered in paper and drew what we thought space looked like. As you can see from the images there was a great deal going on in the galaxy.
Year 5 have been studying containers in their art lessons this term. We have looked at how containers are made and how they are represented in art and in different cultures. The children have made various sketches and then used nets to make small paper containers. Next step will be to model our containers out of plasticene … Continue reading
In today’s Art Club we had ago at doing huge pictures. We had great big rolls of paper which we all worked on together. Our theme was ‘Under the Sea’, one group used oil pastels, two groups did painting and the last group used crayons. It was great fun and the results were amazing.