During our Art Lesson this week we experimented with water colours and a black crayon, we outlined the City of London as the Great Fire began in the early hours. Using our knowledge and understanding from our Talk for Writing, we were able to depict the luminocity of the fire in the distance. Great care … Continue reading
We are always very busy in Ducklings class, so we thought it would be nice to put together a small collection of a few of the things we have been getting up to so you can have a little glipmse into Duckling life. In Maths we have been practising counting and recognising numbers, we have … Continue reading
This term in year 6 the children will be studying sculpture, taking inspiration from the Terracotta Army. After researching facts about the world famous sculpture the children created cardboard maquettes of their own ideas for a sculpture. The children learnt that a maquette is a sculptor’s small preliminary model and that it allows them to … Continue reading
On Wednesday the children met up with their buddies to celebrate Christmas together by engaging in lots of crafty activities. The Year 6s were very polite and caring towards their buddies and helped them complete a range of activities. The activities consisted of baubles, salt dough, wordsearches, Christmas cards and designing a Christmas jumper.
Yesterday, year 4 had a spontaneous trip down to the art studio. While we were there, we investigated mark making with various mediums and made our own drawing tools. Working in teams, we set up and installed imaginative still life sculptures and made drawings of our sculptures using our mark making skills. The children all worked … Continue reading
Yesterday years 4 and 2 spent the afternoon together painting beautiful Christmas baubles and stars to be hung on their Christmas trees at home. The children worked very well together and it was a lovely Christmassy afternoon.
Last week, Year 5 created some beautiful Christmas decorations as part of an artist focused creative afternoon. Our artist was Picasso. We thought about Picasso’s life and his contribution to art. We focussed on Cubism and looked at the different features of cubist art. After creating a very detailed and descriptive double page spread in … Continue reading
A huge thank you to everyone who came along to explore St Eanswythe’s first Christmas Tree Trail. It was lovely to see so many parents and grandparents, as well as their very excited budding artists who were eager to show off their class tree. Each tree was full of beautiful decorations and it was very … Continue reading
This term in Year 6 our DT lessons have been a gingerbread house project. The children first split into teams and decided on ideas. They then had to create a prototype which was a cardboard net, for what they wanted their house to look like (this would also be used as a template to cut … Continue reading
Last week, Year 5 were lucky enough to take part in an art workshop at Block 67. The session started with a short discussion on mark making and how we can make a range of different marks with the same tool. They used pencil, sharpie, pastel and finally charcoal (which proved to be a firm … Continue reading