Our Christian Experience
On Tuesday, Foundation and Key Stage 1 got together to explore the Easter Story through art, song and reflection. They spent all morning working in mixed year group teams, and made their way around 8 stations throughout school, where they made twig crosses, re-enacted the Last Supper, made palms, reflected in the...
Year combined art and design with English this morning. They had to show that they could follow instructions to create a POP OUT Animal Card to link in with our Amazing Animal topic and Easter. The creations look AMAZING!
Year 4 loved Spanish Day! We created some fantastic portraits in the style of Picasso, research into Spain, undertook some food tasting (Mr Rich and Mrs Comins were very impressed with the class for trying new things), sang some Spanish songs with Mrs Ley Casas and took part in a Salsa...
We were very lucky in the FSU to see the chicks hatch before our eyes and even got the chance to hold them!
Stone Age Art Week
This week we had fun creating several pieces of Stone Age art. We enjoyed making Stonehenge replicas using modelling clay. With chalk pastels we created cave paintings which helped turn Mrs Hatton's desk into a Stone Age cave (Mr O'Brien likes to call it his 'Man-Cave'!!)...
Craft Club have been working hard this term on creating wonderful animal cup-cosies.
Gedling Litter Heroes Winners!
Isobel and Minnie in Y5 were proud winners at for the Gedling Litter Heroes competition. The girls designed characters to support Gedling council's drive to 'Keep Britain Tidy'. Isobel won 1st place and Minnie 2nd place for KS2. They won a fab Easter egg and the school was given...
During trekking this week we used the nets and tanks to see what we could find in our pond. We were so excited to find lots of frogspawn which we looked closely at back in the classroom. We even got to see some very tiny tadpoles!
Animal inspired Tangrams
Year 4 combined Maths and Topic todays to create some animals inspired Tangrams. Tangrams are popular puzzles that were created in Ancient China and reflect the Chinese fascination throughout history with mathematical puzzles. They are made up of 7 flat shapes, called tans. The puzzle is to form the 'tans' into various...
Rainforest scenes inspired by Henri Rousseau.
Following on from last week’s pastel experiments, Year 4 have produced rainforest scenes using the medium of pastels. We looked closely at the work of Henri Rousseau and his hidden tiger piece. He never had an art lesson, nor did Rousseau ever visit a rainforest. This afternoon compositions focused...