Category Archives: Art


Good Friday

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Today we learnt about the key events in Holy Week. We focused on Good Friday especially, we recreated symbols of good Friday using our art skills. On Good Friday Christians remember the day Jesus was killed on the cross. Did … Continue reading

How, what and why questions

Today in literacy we have been asking how, what and why questions about artefacts that were discovered in the Saxon times.

We also identified that how, what and why questions are types of questions that are asked in explanation texts.

We made predictions about what we thought the artefacts were.

Can you give an example of an artefact?

Art and Culture

Today we looked at the Anglo-Saxon art and culture. We carried out some research and extracted information to put into a fact-file/ leaflet. We spoke about how we created a non-fiction text and it was important we used subtitles to break the information into paragraphs.

Did you know that one of the most famous finds was the helmet at Sutton Hoo.


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Today in Art, Class 8 used the art technique pounce to create portraits of William Shakespeare. ¬†After they used pins to make holes in the paper they chalked over to complete an outline. Did you enjoy using this technique?  


Making our mosaics

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This afternoon, we have been using different coloured cut up square paper to make our mosaics. We used our plans for the mosaics that we had already made to help us. What different colours would you use on your mosaics?

Making our Greek Models!

We have been making our Greek Models that we had designed. We have used cardboard, paper, sellotape and lots more to make them. What would you use to make your Greek model?

Making Easter cards!

This afternoon we have all made lovely Easter cards to give to someone on Easter Sunday. Have you made an Easter card?

Adding the finishing touches to our Greek Urns!

This afternoon we all finished off our Greek Urns by putting our own individual patterns on them. What do you think of the Greek Urns?

Painting our Greek Urns!

This afternoon we have been painting our Greek Urns we have made. What do you think of our Greek Urns so far?


Making our Greek Urns!

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This afternoon we have had a lot of fun making our Greek Urns. We used a balloon and then we paper mache the ballon ready for us to decorate it when it has all dried. How would you make a … Continue reading