Year 1 Art – Inukshuk

In Year One, we has a look at Inuit people and some of the reasons they made Inukshuks. We had a go at creating them using stones (very challenging). We moved on to making the using Jenga blocks and finally boxes! We attempted to make a whole class Inukshuk with interesting results!

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Yr 5 & 6 Art

Year 5 and 6 have been working hard to learn how to draw with one point perspective. They have been creating pencil drawings of a street using a vanishing point where the details disappear. They then used a view finder to zoom in on one aspect of the picture and created a three colour reduction […]

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Contour lines in LKS2

In geography today, year 3 and 4 learnt about contour lines and topography. We had a go at creating some contour mountains, which came out AMAZING! We worked in out pairs to slowly trace and cut out our different intervals before gluing them together.

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y2 Sculpture

Year 2 have been working hard creating our 3D fish. We used piles and piles of newspaper (thanks to everyone who brought some in) to create “shells”, smooth-topped shapes, which we then attached to large cardboard fish. Once we’d built up a nice fat fish shape, we covered the whole thing in layers of gummed […]

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LKS2 Atmospheric Perspective

LKS2 have been exploring atmospheric perspective in Art this half-term. We learned about the background, middle ground and foreground of landscape paintings and discovered how the light hits each part differently to produce a sense of perspective. This made us think about the science of light, and how we see, in order to try and […]

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Y2 art: the creation of life

Year 2 continued their art topic this week, looking at Danny Eastwood’s work called “The Creation of Life.” We spotted some similarities this piece has with other indigenous Australian art. We then created our own fish shape, which we painted in a similar style using earthy coloured acrylics.

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