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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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Year 6 visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum

Before half term, Year 6 visited the V&A Museum to see the Food: Bigger than the Plate exhibition. We also spent time in the galleries sketching the sculptures. The interactive exhibition had five sections: composting, farming, trading, cooking and eating. We will be responding to this exhibition in their art lessons this half term.  

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Year 5 Clean Energy Art

Year 5 have been learning about clean energy in our art lessons this half term. We discussed the renewable power of the wind and sun, as well as the potential for harnessing the power of waves in the future. We tested out different art mediums – drawing, collage, oil pastel and watercolour painting.   We […]

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Plastic Fish

Year 3 have been looking at SDG 14 (Life below water) in their art lessons. We learnt about the effect of overfishing and plastic pollution on our oceans. We designed our fish thinking about the colours and types of plastic we would need to collect. We worked in groups to cut and layer the plastic […]

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