We all had a brilliant time! Take a look below.
Art & DT
What a day! 2Blue had the pleasure of visiting a circus this morning. Thank you Mrs Frankish, we loved it and we had lots of fun! What did you enjoy most about this week?
What an amazing day in Year 5. We were lucky enough to experience a real circus. What did you learn? What was the best thing you saw?
What a great day we have had! This morning, the children have created wonderful pieces of art using line and watercolours. They were inspired by the artist, Georgia O’Keeffe. STAR Spellers! Eid Mubarak to those celebrating!
Today, you will be evaluating your fantasy vehicles. The design brief was to create a vehicle for Phileas Fogg to travel around the world in. Use these sentence openers to help you discuss your ideas. We achieved/didn’t achieve our design brief because…One feature of my design I like is…One feature of my design I would […]
From our Glorious Greeks day, we can tell you everything you want to know about the ancient Greeks, from mythical gods and goddesses and the Olympic Games, to warriors and heroes such as Hercules. Sculpture Materials investigation We investigated which materials we best for sculpturing. We tested paper, foil, playdoh and clay. Here are some of […]
Today, 4 Blue learnt about William Morris, a famous print maker, designer, poet and artist. They carefully drew from observation and were even able to design and make their own printing blocks before using them to print. What new information have you learnt today? What new skills have you learnt today? What new vocabulary have […]
Today was art day and as a school we are looking at ’Global orchards’. In Year 5, we are looking specifically at ’Olive orchards’. To learn the importance and symbolism of a olive branch The children researched and created a pic collage as part of a group. To use food colouring to dye egg shells […]
What a day we have had for Art day! We started off the day by using recyclable materials such as egg shells in to bowls of water, vinegar and food colouring to dye egg shells different tints and tones of colouring. We then went onto learning and researching olive branches and the importance of Olive […]
This half term, in English, the children will be learning to write a poem in the shape of a flower. The children read 5 different shape poems and then shared which ones they liked most. This half term, in Art, the children will be learning about the American Artist, Georgia O’Keeffe. This afternoon, the children […]
Can you tell me an interesting fact that you have learnt about this Era? How did it begin? End? What do you think inspired this artist the most? How was his work influenced by his country’s current climate and history? What did you find to be the most difficult aspect of this process?
This half term, 5 Blue have been working in teams to design and make a theatre in which they would have like to perform their Macbeth assembly. They researched the features of a theatre and explored building strong shapes. They then made a frame structure using lollipop sticks and art straws. Finally they added the […]
This half term we have been learning about Salvador Dali. Salvador Dalí made paintings, sculptures and films about the dreams he had. He painted melting clocks and floating eyes, clouds that look like faces and rocks that look like bodies. Sounds weird right? Think about what your paintings would look like if you painted your […]
This week, we followed an online tutorial to draw some rainforest animals. Then we used the oil pastel techniques to add colour. What techniques have you used with the pastels? What would you improve about your art?
What a day! What a week! Today, 1Blue took part in so many things. From role-playing the story, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, to tasting and describing fruits for our DT lesson. STAR Spellers! DT Fruit Tasting. The children will be designing and making their healthy fruit kebabs for the greedy, unhealthy tiger. The […]
In art today we researched artist who use warm and cool colours in their artwork. We chose our favourite of the following images: Answer the following questions in full sentences: Which artist and painting was you favourite? Where were they born? When did they die? What other pieces of art have they created? What other […]
The children have had a great time this week creating their very own moving picture. They decided on a theme, created a plan and followed it. What great results 2 Red. We are proud of you! What did you enjoy? What did you find tricky? take a look below at our moving pictures.
What a fantastic week we have had! The children researched different houses, designed and labelled their house, made their house using different materials, created a door on a hinge and finally, today, they improved their houses! What a week! What skills have you developed this week? If you could change your house, what would you […]
This week, the children were given the following design brief. The children investigated cam mechanisms and identified the different components. They looked at different shaped cams and discussed how they moved differently. What is a cam? What is a follower? What different types of cams have you learnt about and how do they work? They […]
Today, the children were super creative when making their houses! They painted the exterior of their boxes, joined the sides using masking tape, drew and cut paper to add windows and tomorrow, they will create a door on a hinge! Is there anything else you would like to add to your house? What would make […]
This afternoon, the children designed their very own house! They labelled which materials, tools and resources they will need to successfully create their houses, which they will complete tomorrow! Stay tuned for more!
This afternoon, the children were introduced to their DT theme for the week. They need to design and create a house by Friday. Today, they carried out some research by walking down St Paul’s Road. They looked at the exterior of the houses, looking at the windows and doors. After that, they built their own […]
This week, 4 Blue have been designing and building greenhouses with wooden frames. They have had to measure the wood, saw it, attach it and use their learning of area to calculate how much plastic to cover it in. Even though some of us aren’t quite finished yet, the skills each and every child has […]
What a fantastic week of fun we have had! Everyone in 3 Blue has shown tenacity, resilience and brilliance. Watch our video to see the fun we had! What was your favourite activity? Why? What Broad Heath values did you use?
In History, we have been learning about Florence Nightingale and comparing Modern hospitals to hospitals from the past. We discussed hygiene and decided that we would make a carry case for a thermometer to keep it clean and safe. Take a look below at how we got on. What properties did the material need? Did […]
In D&T this week the children followed their design to create their Moving Monsters. They then created a simple pneumatic system which enabled the mouth to open and close. Explain how the pneumatic system worked for your Moving Monster? What equipment did you use? How else could you make a pneumatic system? How did your […]
What a BRILLIANT week we have had in 1B! The children have worked incredibly hard in all subjects this week, so well done boys and girls for all your efforts! 1Blue would like to congratulate and celebrate these STAR spellers for achieving top marks in their spelling test. Please practise Week 5 spellings because I […]
This term we have been looking at the work of Yoshimoto. He is a graphic artist of Japanese heritage that uses his artwork to depict the tragedies that occur across the world. We have analysed and unpicked the symbolism within his work and adapted his approach to develop our own collaborative pieces linking to our […]
1Blue congratulate and celebrate this week’s STAR spellers! Please practise week 4 spellings and complete your homework. Art Attack! This afternoon, for art, the children used salt dough to create an animal face! They pinched the dough and added natural materials to create their animal face. They did a great job! Thank you Miss Ostick […]
This half term we will be creating sculptures of animals using natural materials. On Friday we went outside to explore and collect some natural objects that we might like to use. We had lots of fun! CHALLENGE Which animal will you create? Which natural materials will you use and how?e.g. I will create a mouse. […]