Year 5 Art Trip

Year 5 visited the Beacon today to view the painting Saskia Van Uylenburgh by Rembrandt. The master piece is on loan from the National Art Gallery and we felt very privileged to be able to see it. We learnt that it is a painting of Rembrandt’s wife and that it is over 400 years old. We were asked…

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Still Life Art

Year 4 have been learning about still life compositions in Art. After looking at the art of Giorgio Morandi, they created their own compositions of everyday objects and used different media to create areas of light and shadow. 
 

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Funny bones skeleton art

The children have been reading the story of Funny bones in class and talking about our bodies. They then made their own skeleton art using craft straws. They made the big skeleton, the little skeleton and their favourite the dog skeleton. 
 

Reception Art

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Our pebble families

In Reception we have been learning about the topic, “Me and my family”. The children then made their own families using pebbles. They then talked about who was in their family too. 
 

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Year 6 Art (fruit)

Year 6 have been examining slices of fruit and vegetables to create detailed drawings using their sketching pencils. They used a variety of marks to add shading and detail. 

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Y6 Outdoor Art

Y6 took advantage of the recent fine weather and moved their artistic talents out to the playground. They were tasked with creating a design which used only natural things found around the playground. Some very creative pieces were made!

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Y1 Remembrance

Year 1 learnt about why Remembrance is important.  We learnt about the significance of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.  In class we held a 2 minute silence and prayed for all those who have lost their lives. In Art we created finger print poppies. 
 

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Year 4 Commemorate Remembrance Day 2021

Year 4 commemorated Remembrance Day by reading some war poetry. They then composed their own poem to express their gratitude to all those who made and continue to make sacrifices in wars. They then made their own poppy display sheet on which to present their poem. 
 

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Y6 Remembrance Poppy Watercolours

To mark remembrance day, Y6 drew poppies and used the watercolours to reflect the sombre and reflective mood of the day. They then outlined their designs to make them stand out and evaluated their work effectively. 

Year 6 Art

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Printmaking in Year 2

This half term in art the Year 2 children have been learning how to use objects to print patterns. In this lesson the children created their own stamps for printing. They drew a motif on kitchen sponge then cut it out. The children used their stamps to create repeating patterns where shapes…

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Year 5 Mayan Masks

Year 5 have been learning all about Mayan masks. They discovered that masks were often inspired by animals and were colourful and vibrant. The Mayas were sometimes buried with a death mask which was intended to protect the wearer on their journey to the afterlife. 

All  these facts helped year…

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