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Winner of the Fourth Plinth Schools Award!

Every year the Mayor of London invites London’s primary and secondary schoolchildren to create artworks inspired by the commissions for the Fourth Plinth. The Fourth Plinth is UK’s most talked about contemporary sculpture prize. It invites world class artists to create new works for display in Trafalgar Square. The image above is the most recent […]

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Nature Craft

Hello children, I have a challenge for you this week. If you are going outside for a bit of exercise or to play in the garden, collect a few petals, stones, bits of grass or sticks and see if you can write your name with it? What natural material did you use to write your […]

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Clay bears

Year 1 have been making bears from clay. First, we decided in pairs which species of bear we would like to make – a giant panda, sun bear, brown bear or black bear. Then, we did research on our bear. What does it look like? What colour is it? What does it like to eat? Where […]

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Year 4 Plastic Weavers

Year 4 have been learning how to weave with recycled plastic. This was inspired by Mrs Maharasingam’s British Council visit to South Africa where she saw decorations made with reeds and woven recycled plastic at Enkhokhokhweni Primary School, Mpumalanga. We also watched a video about a women’s cooperative in Burkina Faso which combines eco-protection and […]

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Year 5 visit to the Tate Modern

Year 5 visited the Tate Modern this week. We loved the interactive Olafur Eliasson exhibition and enjoyed exploring the Turbine Hall, the Tanks and the Materials and Objects gallery. In the Turbine Hall, we looked at Kara Walker’s 13-metre tall water fountain which explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe. We could see […]

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Year 4 Clay City

Year 4 have been exploring the themes of Home and Shelter in their art lessons. We thought about the materials our homes would be built from and what textures we would need to make. We worked collaboratively to build our homes using clay modelling tools and slab building techniques.   Have a look at some […]

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