Art & Design

Fantastic Fireworks

by | 11 Nov 2018 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

This week in History, the Year One children have been learning about Guy Fawkes and The Gunpowder Plot and the Reception children have been creating their own fireworks using a salad spinner. They painted fireworks while listening to Handel’s firework music. Mrs Clark explained Handel was a composer who wrote music and that the music was classical. The […]

Autumn Trees

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment

The children created their own autumn tree. They went outside to look at the colours of the trunks and decided on green, brown and black. Back inside they tried very hard to colour inside the lines of the picture of the tree trunk. The children discussed what colour the leaves are in Autumn and decided […]

Leaf Person

by | 10 Oct 2018 | Art & Design, Environment, Facilities

The children listened to and watched the story of Leaf Man. The children got their waterproof trousers and wellies on and walked sensibly to the outside wild area following Miss Jones. The children were given the task to collect different natural objects so they could create their own ‘Leaf Person’. The children were very proud […]

Kandinsky and Banksy Inspire Stratford Artists

by | 9 Sep 2018 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans

In Art club, the children have been learning about different artists and their style of work. The first week we looked at Bansky and created some graffiti art using stencils (Banksy’s preferred methods) and the second week we looked at Kandinsky and his abstract art work.  The children looked in particular to Kandinsky’s circles work […]

Supertato

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Art & Design, English, PE

This week, Kingfishers Class have been learning about ‘Superheroes’ based on the story of ‘Supertato’. The children arrived at school to find vegetables tied up in the classroom. The children were asked to be Police detectives. They were told a crime had been committed by the Evil Pea in the classroom and the children were to write a police report […]

Land Art

by | 6 Jun 2018 | Art & Design, Kingfishers

The children have enjoyed creating natural sculptures in the style of Andy Goldsworthy. The children worked in pairs to gather natural objects for their artwork. The children discussed what they were going to do and worked together to complete their artwork. Great work Kingfishers.

Ocean Art

by | 5 May 2018 | Art & Design, News, Swans

This half term, the Swans have been working on an underwater theme in their Art lessons with Miss Kluge. They have drawn fish in pen and ink,pastel and pencil as well as shell studies and other sea life. The children created sea backgrounds using water colour and added epsom salts to their pictures to create […]

Clay Flower Sculptures

by | 5 May 2018 | Art & Design, News, Woodpeckers

This term the children in Woodpeckers class have been learning about sculptures in Art. They used clay to sculpt flowers and used different techniques and tools to add details. They are going to paint them next week. Well done Woodpeckers!  

Spiders, Trains, Rainforests and Bodies

by | 3 Mar 2018 | Art & Design, History, Owls

On Thursday 8th March, it was the Owls’ turn to do their class assembly. The children shared their Literacy work, which included non-chronological reports about spiders whilst others reported information about famous steam trains, which is part of our current History topic. They also presented information posters about rainforests, and showed their art work, on the […]

Woodpeckers Share Their Creative Skills With Their Parents!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Woodpeckers

Friday 2nd February  was the turn of The Woodpeckers to share their work during their sharing afternoon. The children have been learning about portraits in Art and have learnt how to draw a self-portrait as well as portraits of other people. The children were keen to pass on the skills they had developed and decided they wanted […]

Woodpeckers Enjoy ‘Junk Modelling’ The Great Wall of China.

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Geography, Woodpeckers

This term The Woodpeckers have been learning about China. They have sampled Chinese chocolate and learnt facts about Beijing. They did lots of learning based on The Great Wall of China and brought in junk modelling materials to build their own wall! The children had lots of fun working as a team to build their […]

Singing at the O2!

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Art & Design, Extracurricular, Owls, Swans, Trips

On Monday 29th January, Mrs Marshall, Mrs Bilner and Mrs Martin accompanied 20 children to the O2 in London where they joined approximately 7,700 other children to take part in the Young Voices choir.  After practising for many months in school and an afternoon of rehearsals at the O2, they performed their songs to a […]