Appreciating the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy

Last week we researched some facts about Andy Goldsworthy. We then spent time looking at some examples of his art work and sculptures. We enjoyed discussing how his art made us feel and what we liked and disliked about it. We added comments to encourage discussion as we moved around the classroom. We were certainly […]

6B Art – Sailing Boats

Today, we used our pencil sketching skills to create line drawings of sailing boats, linked to our class text Kensuke’s Kingdom. Children then quickly transferred these pencil skills into pen drawings becoming braver with their line experimentation as the afternoon went on.  

Y5/6H P4C What makes a winner?

5/6H looked at some famous moments from the Olympics including Usain Bolt winning the 100m, Super Saturday from 2012, Derrick Redmond in Barcelona and Eric the Eel. We then discussed what makes a winner. There were some very well thought out responses. We decided that winning gold didn’t just mean you were a winner!  

5/6H Olympic Art and DT

The last couple of weeks, 5/6H have been producing some different pieces of artwork and design technology learning. They have focused on Olympic posters for painting and Olympic kits to design. The children tried really hard with the learning they produced.


Today we celebrated our Willow Tree Oscars where some of our children were awarded an Oscar for their animation and film making skills all based on areas of the curriculum and the topic they have been learning. We are so proud to announce that our Winners were …. Year 6 Animation of the Heart Year […]

Special Mentions Assembly

Today we celebrated the children’s achievements in their new class. It appears everyone has had a fantastic first week and really enjoying finding new friendships, getting to know their Teacher and learning new things. Well done to all our winners and we really enjoyed our Olympics theme.

Awards 2021

Today we celebrated our successes across all classes in school. It was lovely to see the smiles on so many faces. We awarded children with trophies, certificates and book vouchers for – Excellence Friendship Respect Reading Champion Sportsman Sportswomen Overcoming Adversity Boy of the Year Girl of the Year,   Here are our winners –

Art – watercolour skills in 6B

Today, 6B have been learning new watercolour skills in order to create a skills card for any watercolour work that we complete this school year. Children were surprised to know that a ‘dirty palette’ is a good palette because of the broad range of colours that could be created. We will be laminating these cards […]