23 06, 2020

Eggsperimenting in STEAM

2020-06-23T12:26:08+01:00June 23rd, 2020|Art, Prep|

Our pupils in Years 3 and 4 have done a fantastic job in creating models of their favourite stories in their STEAM activities recently. Rory S recreated a scene from The Lorax by Dr Seuss and Isabel S created a scene from The Beast Feast by Emma Yarlett Edible sculptures has also been a [...]

3 04, 2020

Easter Art Project – ‘Folded surprise Easter picture’

2020-04-03T13:56:06+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Art, Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

This Art activity is not compulsory. It is suitable for all ages and even adults can have a go! A great activity to do together. All you need is a sheet of A4, dry colour materials and your creative imagination. Follow the video clips - 'How To Draw An Easter Egg Folding Surprise" at [...]

3 04, 2020

Inspiring Artists

2020-04-03T14:05:47+01:00April 3rd, 2020|Art, Prep|

From Head of Art, Mr Edwards: I hope you are all well and keeping safe. It has been a real pleasure to receive the amazing and inspiring array of art work from you all. Projects/topics have varied including 'Hand and Foot Print Animals', 'Ben Long Garden Designs', 'Giorgio de Chirico Interior Designs', 'Impressionist Fashion', 'A [...]

28 02, 2020

Reception feeling Egg-cited!

2020-02-28T15:24:11+00:00February 28th, 2020|Art, Pre-Prep|

There was great excitement this week with the start of the incubation of chicken eggs in the two Reception classes.We are fortunate that Mr and Mrs Rutterford, whose farm we visited recently, kindly provided the eggs and also a home for the chicks to return to when they hatch.The children were fascinated to learn about [...]

31 01, 2020

Chinese banquet for Reception

2020-01-31T13:29:15+00:00January 31st, 2020|Art, Drama, Pre-Prep|

The reception classes have had lots of fun celebrating Chinese New Year. They have been learning about China both nowadays and in the past. They were fascinated looking at photographs of the Great Wall and the Terracotta Army and loved the idea of a bullet train that went so very fast. They sorted numbers [...]

17 01, 2020

Impressionist Impressions!

2020-01-17T14:33:01+00:00January 17th, 2020|Art, Prep|

In Art our Year 6 pupils have now started investigating the artwork of the Impressionists, in particular Claude Monet. We have explored the beautiful painting 'Impression, Sunrise' and teamed up to create our own impressions of this important work. Year 6 proved to be great team players working creatively to 'capture the moment'. "I was [...]

8 11, 2019

ISA Art competition winners!

2019-11-08T15:13:40+00:00November 8th, 2019|Art, Prep|

Congratulations to all pupils who had work entered into the ISA Art Competition. All those that entered will be awarded a Participation Certificate. Further special congratulations goes to; Isobel W, Y4, for winning 1st Prize in the ART 2D Individual category, (Key Stage 2a) Freddy E, Y6, for securing 2nd Prize in the 2D [...]

8 11, 2019

Visualising natural forms in Art

2019-11-08T13:31:34+00:00November 8th, 2019|Art, Prep|

Year 4 pupils really enjoyed their Art Visualiser Demonstration. Head of Art, Mr Edwards used the visualiser to show and talk through the Year 4's 'Natural Forms Project' before the pupils embarked on completing the work on their Conker Sculptures. The new visualiser is being used within Art lessons to indicate how to perform particular [...]

18 10, 2019

Creative Sparks!

2019-10-18T13:17:28+01:00October 18th, 2019|Art, Pre-Prep, Prep|

Head of Prep, Mr Crossley, Head of Art, Mr Edwards and staff from Circus Ferrel took much pleasure in judging the Summer Art and Photography competitions, and would like to thank all those who took part for submitting such fabulous entries. The winners in the various categories are as follows: Art competition  - Circus [...]

31 01, 2019

Exploring Interests and Strengths Through The Arts

2019-02-25T11:03:21+00:00January 31st, 2019|Art, Early Years, Pre-Prep, Prep|

It has been a creative week throughout the School, from Toddlers through to our senior pupils. Our Head of Art, Mr Nigel Edwards highlights the importance of the Arts in School life: "From Art, Music, Drama and Dance, the Arts play an important role in the 21st Century education at the School. Each one [...]