Thursday Allsorts Club!

This week we have been painting in the style of Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch artist. We looked at one of his paintings, ‘The Sunflowers’, and had a go at replicating it in our own style. As you can see they are pretty impressive! We definitely have some budding artists among us.

Ducklings Weaving

This week we have been tuning our fine motor skills. Using coloured paper we weaved up and over a template with cuts in it and created our own patterns. We also spent time making puzzles and threading different shapes.

Lines in Art

Today in Owls, the children explored one of the seven elements of art, line. We practised drawing straight lines, wiggly lines, zig zags, dotted lines, spirals and curly lines using white wax crayons. The children struggled to see their lines at first, so they painted over their lines using watercolour paints and magically their lines Continue reading

Mount Vesuvius

This term we are beginning our Roman topic by learning about Pompeii and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. For our Art lessons this term we will be learning about the works of Andy Warhol. Last week we learnt about this artist’s impact on the history of Art and the rise of Pop Art. This week Continue reading

Charcoal Art

Today we explored tone, pattern and shape using charcoal. We looked at an image of St Paul’s Cathedral, as it would have looked like before it was destroyed by The Great Fire of London. We discussed why the destruction of this building would have caused great distress for the people of London. We then discussed Continue reading

Gingerbread Houses in Yr 6

This term, in their usual Art classes on Friday mornings, we have had a DT focus this term. The children split up in to their own groups and discussed the features of traditional gingerbread houses. They then created their own plan and thought about the features they wanted to include. Once happy with their designs Continue reading

Creative Morning

Today the whole school took part in a creative morning. The children were placed into coloured groups with their buddies and visited four different classes with four different activities in. There was bauble making, Christmas trees on sticks, Reindeer and Elves along with Santa and paper plate characters which starred the children themselves as you Continue reading

Ducklings Christmas Crafting

A busy afternoon was had by all crafting away to our hearts content. Using laurel and bay leaves to decorate our home made Christmas wreaths along with painted tree decorations lightly sprinkled with a dusting of glittery delight. Our festive stamped Christmas cards were carefully written out with the greatest of care. 

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