Year 5 & 6: Jamaican Patties 🇯🇲

As part of Black History Month celebrations, the children made healthy vegetarian Jamaican patties. They worked in groups to create a shortcrust pastry, cut and cooked the vegetables for the filling, and secured them with a fork crimp. We also learnt about the history of Jamaica and how the Cornish Pasty influenced this Jamaican classic!

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Powerful Black Sportspeople

In Year 4, for black history month, we have been learning about the incredible careers of some black sports people: Simone Biles, Marco Itoje, Ade Adepitan and Dina Asher Smith. For Art, we have used a technique called ‘neofuturism’ to show how powerful and skilful these athletes are, using coloured paper to show movement. Check […]

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Sculpture enrichment

On Friday afternoon, sculpture enrichment group have been using clay to create pieces inspired by Niki de saint Phalle. Firstly, we moulded our animal sculptures out of clay, and once it had dried we used a glue and paint mix to add a glossy colour to our wonderful creations.

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Alma Thomas Art

As part of our Black History celebrations, Year 1 have been learning about Alma Thomas. Alma Thomas was an African-American artist best known for her colourful abstract paintings. She started a successful art career during times of segregation and became a huge influence to young and old. Come and have a look at some examples […]

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Black History Month

Today we had a very interesting assembly with Reverend Tim which helped us learn more about Black History. He focused on everyone understanding the meaning of discrimination and the importance of fairness and equality. Please ask your children about the things they are learning in school and keep looking at the blog for updates.

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DT Enrichment

In DT, the children have been making battery-powered vehicles with pulley mechanisms. They have shown great resilience and determination when faced with problems and have helped each other when things have got tricky. We are so proud of what they’ve produced. Next week is race day!

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