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.
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.
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.
Nursery have been using watercolours to create their own paintings of their favourite character from a transitional story. We have paintings of the giant, the wolf and even Red Riding Hood. What fabulous artists!
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…
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…
Y6 enjoyed a morning outdoors in the fresh air using the nature in our school-yard to help them create some fantastic and highly imaginative artistic creations! It was a great way to end Mental Health Awareness Week.
Year 3 outdoor art!!
We found the beautiful bluebell woods of Muncaster Castle to be such a natural wonder. We analysed it, sketched out the main lines to gain perspective and then couldn’t wait to paint it. We did a great job of using perspective, colour washes and painting techniques to create…
To mark the start of Mental Health Awareness Week (this year’s theme is Nature), our Y6 children used oil pastels and worked on their shading and shadowing techniques to create these calm and peaceful, nature-inspired pictures.
In Nursery we have started our Pirate topic. The children have been making their own paper pirate underpants, making pirate hats and telescopes. Next we will be looking for pirate treasure using our treasure maps.
Year 6 have been working on their pencil control and shading skills in their art sketching work. They used the scientist Charles Darwin as inspiration to create portraits as he is our featured scientist during National Science Week.