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Year 4 Art Through the Hedge

  

We started our project by looking at artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe and Alex Katz andtalked about  how theywork on close-up detail of flowers, leaves and plants. We then drew leaves and plants using different mediums such as pen, pencil and charcoal.

  

Next we laid our our drawings…

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Posted by staff on 1 February 2017

Category: Art


Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day

 

A group of Year 6 pupils attended with Mrs Daniel the Holocaust memorial service in Wanstead today as part of our British Values curriculum studies.

The aims of  the day are to:

  • remember all victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution, Jews, Roma and…

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Posted by Edward Cottle on 27 January 2017

Category: British Values


Drawing and printing with Year 2

    

In Year 2 we have beenusing different mediums such as pen, charcoal,chalk and graphite to create textures of fruit and vegetables and using our sketchbooks to collect information to help us develop  our print designs.

 

 

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Posted by staff on 25 January 2017

Category: Art


String printing with Year 6

           

 

              

Year 6 have been looking at how artists use movement in their work.  They looked at Keith Harings work, and made their own string print blocks.  Finally  in groups, the children designed collaged backgrounds onto which they printed using their print blocks to…

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Posted by staff on 25 January 2017

Category: Art


Nursery's Park Adventure!

     

     

   

   

Nursery went to the park to search for signs of autumn! We found fallen leaves of all different colours, maple seeds and conkers! We also saw some squirells and birds on our journey…

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Posted by Edward Cottle on 24 January 2017

Category: Nursery


Dinosaur art in Reception

    

We used all of our finger prints to make a dinosaur with scales and scrunched up tissue for the plates. and then made pattens using print block of different dinosaur footprints.

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Posted by staff on 1 December 2016

Category: Art


Year 3 artwork

      

In year 3 we have been looking at Aboriginal art and the way the symbols represent the journeys they make.  We  talked about the types of journeys that we could make and planned symbols to represent roads, houses, or water and then the children used dot paintings to show their own…

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Posted by staff on 1 December 2016

Category: Art


Year 4 Artwork

                

         

In Year 4 art lessons, we have been looking at paper sculptures.  We looked at an artist called Kevin Cole who makes 3 D pieces from card and paper.  We then investigated how we could make our 2D materials into 3D forms using folding, twisting techniques and…

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Posted by staff on 8 November 2016

Category: Art


Year 5 artwork

   

Here are some  fabulous paintings from year 5. We looked at artists such as Cezanne and their use of shadow and composition.  The children  used watercolour, pen and pencil and had to look closely at tone and texture.

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Posted by staff on 8 November 2016

Category: Art


The Art Spot

Welcome to our Art Blog.  

At Our Lady of Lourdes we take great pride in our art and would like to  share some of our work with the you. 

                         In Year 2 we have been looking at self-portraits.  After studying pictures by artists such as Van Gogh we practised using…

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Posted by staff on 2 November 2016

Category: Art


Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Coming soon.... Our Blog on the progress on of weather station. Meanwhile here is a video of a weather station being set up

Setting up a PI Weather station

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Posted by Edward Cottle on 4 November 2015

Category: Science and Computing