Tag Archive 'art'

Jul 05 2011

Super hero pictures

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We produced these pieces of artwork as part of our super hero writing week. We used a real photo of ourselves and collaged over it to create a costume. We then added text in the style of comic books.

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Jun 16 2011

Bug hunt artwork

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Today we created a chalk bug hunt on the paving outside our classroom. We drew lots of invertebrates, grass, leaves, flowers and other woodland features. Then, we left questions up for other people to answer about our work. It was a nice opportunity to work outside of the classroom again and I was really impressed […]

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Jun 15 2011

School Grounds Week – Tree faces

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We began our lesson by looking at the shapes of tree. We decided that certain parts of trees looked like faces and we looked for interesting faces to share with our partners. Then, we used clay to make face sculptures on the trees themselves. We added natural materials which we had found on the floor […]

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Jun 13 2011

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s a muffin!

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On Friday it was our big breakfast. To raise money for school funds, our class made fruit muffins to sell. We worked really hard mixing the ingedients, baking them, designing posters to advertise them (Lucy’s poster inspired the title of this post) and finally selling them. The muffins were very popular and many people commented […]

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May 18 2011


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Here are the pictures which we made today (sorry about the silly music – I thought it would be funny!). We were learning about Viking clothing so we made ourselves look like Viking raiders.

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Apr 13 2011

Yaaaaar 3b!

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Today we had a pirate day in class. This work was inspired by our geography unit as it included lots of map work. The children drew a map of the school grounds and then made it look like a treasure map by ripping, scrunching and staining it. They then came up with their own pirate […]

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Mar 23 2011

Time Team

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Today, we spent the day working with Brian, our artist in residence. He used our topic of Village Settlers to inspire some archaelogical work. We explored the woods in the school grounds for evidence of humans. We collected objects and documented our findings for a museum exhibition (in our school). Finally, we used the objects […]

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