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Creative Day

Today we should have been exploring the rainforest biome at Kew Gardens but as that was not possible we did our best to create a day full of fun. We made excellent progress with our DT cushions and we were so impressed with how far the children have come with their appliqué, running stitch and Continue reading

Year 5 Academy Visit

Last Friday we were invited to The Folkestone Academy for an art workshop. We were introduced to a project to do with Folkestone’s buildings of the future. We had to design and create our buildings and then make it from the materials that were on offer to us. It was a very good morning and Continue reading

DT Textiles – Sewing

This term in year 3 we are getting to grips with cross stitch, running stitch and appliqué to create our very own cushions. We have started by learning how to cross stitch and this was a lesson in need of plenty of patience, perseverance and concentration. With plenty of support the children have been trialing Continue reading

Seascapes in Eagles

On Wednesday afternoon in Year 2 we created our own art work titled ‘Seascapes’.  We began looking at artwork created by Piet Mondrian. We had already seen some of his work a couple of terms ago and recreated it using the computers. This time though we were using an unusual method of recreating a similar Continue reading

Year 1’s Plant Pots

Over the past few weeks in DT, Owls have been planning, sculpting and decorating their own plant pots. First they used a computer program to digitally plan their plant pot design and then had a go at planning it using pastels. Following that they began sculpting their clay into a plant pot by rolling it Continue reading

Year 5 – Victorians

Today we have looked at how children lived in the Victorian era and what sort of games they played and the toys they sometimes had to make themselves. We have an assortment of Victorian toys in the classroom which include; whip and top, pop guns, ball and cup, a china doll and a Victorian perambulator. Continue reading

Sculpture

On Friday, during our Art session, Year 6 have been studying human form. We began last week by looking at artefacts found from the Indus Valley. We will use these for inspiration to create our own Indus Valley style statues. We began by looking at how to draw a human from a stick figure. We Continue reading

William Morris Monoprinting

On Friday, during our Art session, Year 5 have been studying William Morris. Last week we learnt about who William Morris was and what he was famous for. We looked at different examples of his wallpaper designs and learnt that his patterns were inspired by nature, with many containing leaves, flower and animals. This week Continue reading

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