Class 5 worked with Julia to produce these beautiful pieces of artwork inspired by symmetrical designs found in religious buildings and ceramics. Below are some photographs displaying their artwork.
Year 4 knew lots of information about the dinosaurs. Here are their favourite facts:
As part of our Modern Europe topic, Class 6 visited the Wallace Collection on Wednesday 5th June. The trip started with a visit to the armoury room where the children were able to choose a suit of armour to draw in their sketch books. Their focus, observational skills and artistic talent really shone during this session and their final sketches were fabulous.
Next, we were led into a very ornamental room and were introduced to Madame Pompadour. She taught us some French phrases and explained the history behind the Wallace Collection. We even saw a painting of her!
Finally, we spent some time drawing portraits of Madame Pompadour herself and sketching some of her possessions.
It was a fantastic and extremely interesting day learning about how French elite used to live.
In Science, the children have been learning about animals and their habitats. They have been researching the features of different animals and how this allows them to survive in their environment. Following this, the children have been working on a project to design and make different creatures. This project gave the children the opportunity to use wire and special equipment. All the children were really enthusiastic and enjoyed each session where their problem solving skills were developed and challenged. Have a look at the amazing creatures they created!
Class 4 practised how to follow instructions in order to make pop up cards. They understood the importance of giving clear instructions (both orally and through actions) in order to be successful in making a pop up card. They later decorated their cards and turned them into Easter cards!
On Monday 11th February, Katie’s literacy group went to the National Gallery. They had a fabulous day hearing stories about the paintings, learning about the different people in the paintings and even meeting one of them!
They discussed descriptions and emotions depicted in some of the paintings and did their own freeze frame interpretations of the emotions.
After the visit in gallery, we walked in the sunshine through Trafalgar square, where we met a giant panda! We then climbed onto the Millennium Bridge to take in the view of London’s skyline and learnt some interesting facts about River Thames.
To finish the day, we did our own mini obstacle course around the square in Somerset House before heading back to school on the Tube.
To celebrate storytelling week, we were fortunate to welcome storyteller Pat Ryan to year 4! He made us laugh, jump and wonder! We look forward to his visit next year.
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