Iron Man sculptures

Our most recent art topic has been sculpture, so we have been perfecting our technique using wire. It’s really fiddly and takes a lot of practice but I’m sure you’ll agree our hard work and perseverance has paid off. In pairs, we have sculpted The Iron Man, based on pictures and descriptions in the Ted […]

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Symmetrical patterns

This week year 4 have been investigating all things symmetrical. Today, we used pegboards to create symmetrical patterns with different lines of symmetry; vertical, horizontal and diagonal. Can you tell which lines of symmetry our patterns have? Some might even have them all!

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Aboriginal Art in Year 2

This term in Art we are learning about different types of printing. Today we drew patterns and used cotton buds to create colourful dot paintings. We were inspired by Aboriginal dot paintings and images of the Australian outback.

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Mexico Day Year 2

We have had a fantastic day in Year 2 rounding off our Mexico topic. We have made guacamole, salsa and prepared drinks. We have also had our picture taken on a Mexican beach(using the green screen), made maracas, had a go at paper decorations, written postcards and read Mexican stories. Well done Year 2!

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The Resurrection in Year 2

Today in RE we learnt about Christian beliefs regarding the resurrection. We watched a section of the “Miracle Maker” and saw the two appearances of Jesus to Mary and to his disciples. We spoke about how everybody is allowed to believe different things. We then made Easter cards based on Christian beliefs.

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Forgiveness photography

Our task today was to capture a photograph that told a story of forgiveness. We tried to get the perfect composition, exposure, light and shade to capture the right mood and then we edited our photos back in the classroom to make them wonderful pieces of art.

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A letter from the Tate

As you may know, we are taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime art project with the artist and Oscar-winning Director, Steve McQueen, which you can read about here – www.tateyear3project.org.uk We had our photograph taken this week and had a workshop with Claire, our photographer. Afterwards, some of the children had more questions about the project […]

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