Painting nature: Bluebell Wood at Muncaster Castle

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…


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Arrrrr the Nursery pirates

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. 


Nursery Art

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Y6 Science Week Art on Darwin

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. 

Science Year 6 Art

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Movement in Art

Year 4 observed artist Paula Reno created the illusion of movement in her painting ‘The Dance’. We looked at the use of colour and shape to create the illusion of movement in the skirts and the delicate placement of the dancers’ hands. We then applied these to draw our own sketches of a dancer. 

Year 4 Art Home Learning

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Y6 celebrate Chinese New Year

Y6 have been learning about the significance of Chinese New Year. They learnt about some of the traditions and how it is celebrated across the world. Dragons are used in dance to show power and to chase away evil spirits and bad luck. In their art lesson, the children recreated their own dragon…

Year 6 Art

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Y1 The Snail and The Whale

Year One has enjoyed lots of activities linked to Julia Donaldson’s The Snail and The Whale. They created story maps of the original story and then created their own versions. We worked hard to spot all the rhyming words and then chose our own rhyming words to go in our own stories. We created…

Science English Year 1 Art Home Learning

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