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Rainforest Layers

In Year 4 we are learning all about Rainforests and especially the layers the plants and trees grow in. We know that starting from the top we have the emergent layer, the canopy layer, the understory and the forest floor. We used our bodies to give us clues to try and...

Abstract Art

This half term, Year One have been exploring the work of abstract artist—Peter Thorpe.  Peter’s work stems from his love of space exploration and space science. When creating his paintings, Peter first designs a background using various colours and techniques; he then...

The Baltic Project!

On Wednesday we visited the Baltic art gallery. During our trip, we had the opportunity to visit two fantastic new exhibitions. The first one we visited was called Lost at Sea. This exhibition included lots of work from different artists. As we explored this exhibit,...

Is it real? 

Reception read the story Penguinpig this week. We discussed how you can't believe everything you read on the Internet and how to be safe whilst on the Internet.    We then drew some of our favourite animals. But are they real or did we make them up?...

Chronological Creations

Yesterday Year One visited the BALTIC to experience its new exhibitions. The children had so much fun exploring the different art displays, especially the various pieces that focus on refugees and their experiences of leaving their home countries. The creative...

Journey Maps

Year 2 enjoyed another great visit to the Baltic Centre. During their visit they looked at some work titled 'Disappearance At Sea' which focuses on the journeys made by refugees. Part of the display was some Journey Maps. The children had a go at drawing a map of...

Trip to Palace Green

Last week, Year 3 had a wonderful time visiting Palace Green Library. They got up to so many exciting activities: handling real Greek artefacts, acting out real Greek plays and so much more! A huge thank you to the staff at Palace Green Library for an educational and...

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