Autumn Leaves

After collecting a lot of leaves in the park last week, Year 4 used oil pastels to draw them in school. I’m sure you’ll agree that the finished results are excellent! We talked about colour, shading, scale and trying to focus on the small details. We are looking forward to you seeing them on our wall really soon.

 

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Saltwell Park Visit

This week, Year 4 has visited Saltwell Park as part of both their Science and Art lessons. In Science, we have been looking at classifying living things by what they look like or by where they live and what they eat. In the park we spotted a huge variety of living things and we talked…Continue Reading

Colour Mixing

In preparation for painting our body art Year 5 have been experimenting with mixing the three primary colours to make secondary and tertiary colours. We found it a lot more challenging than we first thought especially when trying to mix different shades of the same colour.   Article 13 You have the right to find…Continue Reading

Bikeability

Some of the children in Year 5 are taking part in this years Bike ability sessions. The children will take part in sessions every Thursday afternoon for the net six weeks, where the aim is to give the children the skills to be able to ride safely on the road. Good Luck everyone. Article 13…Continue Reading

Map display

We have been trying hard since the beginning of term to find out what is going on in the world, keeping up to date with current affairs by watching news round. We are particularly interested in where in the world certain things are happening and how they might affect us. We are using our class…Continue Reading

Body Art

This week in Art we have been studying an American artists Helen Frankenthaler. Born in New York Helen was an abstract expressionist painter, known for unique body art. She was the first artists of her time to paint her canvas on the floor. We have started to design our own abstract body art. Working in…Continue Reading

Science Display

This year in Year 5 we are having a big focus on Scientists and inventions. We have a new science working wall in class and we will explore different scientists each week. This week we are looking at Alexander Parkes. Any information you can find out at home about Alexander Parkes can be added to…Continue Reading

Lego Club

Lego Club began this week and it was lovely to see all the children being so creative, what wonderful imaginations they have! They were tasked with making something that begins with the letter D. We had dogs, dinosaurs –  a Diplodocus to be specific, dens, diggers and a dancefloor. It was great to watch them…Continue Reading