F1 Celebrates Black History Month through Art

In F1, we have been looking at the works of artist Charles Gaines. We have loved looking at his artwork and discussing the colours he uses to make them bright and beautiful. We even noticed that Charles uses numbers in his art! We have put our own spin on his artwork by creating a tree […]

Will it be bronze, silver or gold in Y1/2B? 🏅

As part of our DT project, we designed, made and evaluated our own Olympic medals in Y1/2B. We decided our medals must have the Olympic rings and the goddess of victory, Nike. They should be shiny and durable. They could have a ribbon attached, to wear around the neck. 🏅

Hands on learning in 2WB

We got involved in a whole-school project and made some 3D hand shapes today, using our clay modelling skills. We had to think about the thickness of our clay, keeping it flat and even. We worked with a partner to carefully draw around our hands. We used precision tools to cut around the shape we […]

2WB Celebrating Black Art History🎨

We paid tribute to black art history by researching an influential artist. Lois Mailou Jones was greatly influenced by African masks and the use of bold colours and patterns. In the style of our artist, we started with our mask outlines before using pastels to add bold and bright colours. Which colours did you like best?