Tag: Art & Music


Pilkington pottery workshop

We had a wonderful morning learning all about pottery and how the university were creating 3D  images using a 3D scanner. It was fascinating to see real life objects being created into 3D objects. We all designed our own pot with details inspired by Pilkington and did some observational drawing.…

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Brilliant Bridge!

Well done to Year 3 who have completed their project 'No Place Like Home'. I was delighted to see a model of Skerton Bridge that has been made at home. Well done!

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Joseph

On Friday evening, ten children from Y5 took part in Our Lady's production of Joseph. They sang amazingly and got lots of fantastic comments from the staff and parents at Our Lady's and from the other primary schools involved. They made me probably the proudest teacher in Lancaster, if not the…

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Bring Me Sunshine!

On Thursday, Year 5 spent the day in Morecambe. We were very lucky as the weather was fine and sunny all day. We had a great time and carried out a land use survey on Morecambe promenade, as well as making sketches of the Winter Gardens and the Clock Tower. After lunch at Morecambe Library, we…

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Reception and Year 1 at the seaside

Reception and year 1 went to Morecambe beach and had a wonderful time. We all walked along the prom and looked at the lightouse, then we played on the prom. After that we walked along to the beach and played in the sand, it was soft and fantasic to play in. Everyone searched for shells, some…

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Picasso

Mishelle used water colours to paint this fantastic picture in the style of Picasso. A famous artist in the making!

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Styrofoam Printing in Hayhurst Class

Thanks to Elizabeth in Y4 for filming this demonstration. Good camera work, Elizabeth!

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Barlow Class Rhythmic Compositions

We’ve been taking our compositions to the next step in Barlow Class by writing our rhythmic notations on the stave.

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Spider Slug Snail

In Clitherow Class, we’ve been exploring the rhythmic value of crotchets (slugs), quavers (spiders) and minims (snails). We’ve even composed some of our own rhythmic patterns.

Try to clap the rhythms of our compositions.

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Macavity

A poem by T. S. Eliot, performed by Hayhurst Class.

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UPDATE – 10/02/15

The children in Barlow Class have been reviewing and evaluating their explorer vehicles, and have spent some time redesigning them. This time, we allowed ourselves one extra material: Blu Tack!

Here are some of our updated designs:

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We have a winner!

Before the Christmas holidays, Mrs Lowe’s Creative Writing Club had the whole school, grown-ups, kids, and everyone in between, writing for a prize. The challenge was to write a story with no more than one hundred words! It was a difficult competition but lots of people entered and the Creative…

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Barlow Class travel to Mars!

Through dance, music and D.T., Barlow Class (Year 2) has been exploring the universe! Gustav Holst’s Mars from The Planet Suite has been our main stimulus. You can listen to it here:

This morning, the children were given a modest pile of plastic, rubber and wood and were asked to create a…

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Advent Wreaths by More Class

The Advent Wreath consists of four candles, surrounded by evergreen branches. The light of the candles signifies the light of Christ, who will come into the world at Christmas. More Class used chalks to create these beautiful pictures of an Advent Wreath.

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The Word Type Song

L.O. I can identify nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.

 

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