RE in Year 5 and 6

This term, Year 5 and 6 have been learning about Islam. We were very lucky this week to have a visitor, Miss Choudary, who came in to answer our questions about Islam and she shared her experiences with us about being a Muslim. The children asked lots of thoughtful questions and learnt a lot from […]

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Year 2 Art

Year 2 were inspired by their trip yesterday to create pictures based on the Great Fire of London. We continued learning about colour mixing but this time mixed colours to create a marbling effect. This made our ‘fire’ background. On top of this we placed a silhouette of a London skyline.

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Children in Need

On Friday 19th November, we will be raising money for Children in Need by holding a ‘wear your own clothes’ day. By taking part, St Margaret’s Lee can make a huge difference, helping to fund thousands of local charities and projects supporting young people across the UK. So, please remember to wear your own clothes […]

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Colour Mixing Year 2

This week, Year 2 worked with pastels to create a graduated night sky ready for a firework picture. They used variations of blue, purple and pink and blended these to create the effect. Next week they will add buildings to finish the pictures.

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Year 2 Art

This week, Year 2 have been using sponges to mix and apply Autumnal colours creating leaf pictures. We used the leaves to block out the paint, creating negative spaces. Year 2 thought carefully about the positioning of their leaves and the colours to mix and apply.

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Art Inspired by Nature – Year 2

Year 2 have been experimenting with different techniques to create Autumn pictures. They have mixed colours to create different shades of autumnal colours and applied these with fingers tips to make a ground, practised applying colour with sponges for a sky effect and printed with leaves to create trees. They all worked with such care […]

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Art Inspired By Nature

This week Year 2 learnt about the artist Andy Goldsworthy. Goldsworthy makes sculptures with natural materials known as land art. Year 2 collected materials from around the school and then used his artwork as inspiration for their own group work.

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This week, KS1 have completed their bookmark templates and have started to make them. The first challenge was cutting the pattern and then starting to stitch the larger pieces. They all worked with great care and showed resilience when faced with challenges!

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