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14

May

Art Inspiration!

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We have received some wonderful submissions from our fabulous secondary Art Students! Last week in KS3 Art & Design, students were exploring the illustrative work of artist Emma Dibben. Students created their own illustrations of food and ingredients that they had around the house.  Students in Year 9 have been looking at how African culture […]

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7

May

Lockdown Lens

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It’s at times of historical significance that photography plays an important role in society (maybe a bit dramatic, but it’s true!).  Photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Robert Capa and Sebastiao Salgado bore witness to their own ‘unprecedented times’ and their images have been held up to communicate the story.   Delivering virtual photography lessons, a practical and technical […]

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7

May

Excellent Art Learning

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Last week KS3 students were asked to create continuous lines drawings of members of their household. Their drawings are inspired by some of Alberto Giacometti’s preparatory sketches. Here are a few wonderful examples. 

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1

May

New PTFA Chair!

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It is a real pleasure to be saying a quick ‘hello’ to everyone as the new Chair of the PTFA. I have huge respect and admiration for everything the PTFA does to support our school and galvanise our community, so I am looking forward to contributing to the valuable and dedicated work of the whole […]

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1

May

Rocking Science In Year 3!

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Year three PBL (Project Based Learning) students have been busy working scientifically at home investigating fossil, rock and soil formations. Students and their parents and carers have been wonderfully creative with jelly, stones, brownies, honeycomb and plaster of paris among many other materials to create their own fossils, soil and rock. Teachers have received some […]

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23

Apr

Celebrating Students at Home!

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One very proud tutor and science teacher Sue has shared some of her student’s achievements at home this week! Caine in Y8 has been cooking, welding and working really hard to support his family. Nancy in year 8 has been busy making brownies and taking apart a dress she no longer liked and making it into […]

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23

Apr

Year 2 Self portraits

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Year 2s did a brilliant job working on their self portraits for their home learning last week. They learned about different artists and used these to inspire different styles of self-portrait, including bright and colourful Pop Art and distorted, abstract portraits inspired by Picasso.

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