Folkestone Triennial Trip

The Folkestone Art Triennial is a project run by Creative Folkestone and is the largest exhibition of newly commissioned work presented in the UK. Artists are invited to use the town as their gallery, utilising public spaces to create art that reflects issues affecting both the town and the wider…

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Year 5 Greek Warrior relief prints

While half the pupils in Year 5 were at the Open Golf Championship or taking part in a cricket match, the other lucky half had a day of art with me!

Pupils made Greek Warrior themed reduction relief prints. They carved their Ancient Greek design into a sheet of polystyrene and printed with…

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Year 5 recycled portraits

Within their art lessons this term, Year 5 have been studying portraiture. At the beginning of the project, pupils drew simple pencil self-portraits from a mirror. These were used as a starting point when designing and making a recycled cardboard self-portrait. Pupils learnt how to use tracing…

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Year 5 self-portraits

Within their Art lessons this term, Year 5 have been drawing self-portraits. Pupils started by lightly marking out the proportions of the face and where the features should be positioned. They then looked carefully at themselves in a mirror while using their observational skills to carefully draw…

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'the monster'

‘the monster’

Outside the walls of the village in the dim and the dark there stalked an enemy from hell itself, the monster, the sworn enemy of God and men alike, a beast born of evil and shame. He heard the wondrous story of God’s good creation, and because it was good it was hateful to his…

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The Great Kapok Tree

To complement Miss Smith’s and Mr Perfect’s English work based on the book ‘The Great Kapok Tree’, Year 5 pupils have been making their own scarlet macaw pictures. They have used mixed-media – including paint, colour pencil and collage.

These are fantastic! Well done Year 5!

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Golfing Success!

Well done, Christina (Year 5) for her amazing achievement in a golf competition: the Friday’s Stableford Juniors. Christina was the youngest competitor and gained 5th place. She is always the first in her family to be out practising her swing and it’s obviously paying off! We look forward to…

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Remembrance in Year 3

Today the children shared readings, poems and stories about why we celebrate and recognise November 11th each year. They went on to create their own wonderful display of Poppies. 

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The Lost Things

Just before the half-term holidays, Year 5 finished making their ‘Lost Thing’ abstract sculptures. The pupil’s work was inspired by Shaun Tan’s picture book ‘The Lost Thing’, their own observational drawings of natural form objects and sculptures by the artist Grayson Perry. Like Grayson Perry,…

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3HA were Back in Town!

I would just like to say thank-you to the children who have been back into school today to share some time together before the end of the year, I have had a great day! For some of us, it has been quite some time since we have seen each other and it was great fun to see you all again, share our…

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Geckos, African land snails and more ......

Year 4ST have had the most fantastic morning with Clive who is a local Scientist. We have been learning about animals and insects as part of our Science week. The children have closely observed a range of bird and animal skulls and creatures with exoskeletons such as cockroaches. It was great fun…

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Tutu Trouble

On Wednesday 12th February year 4 had the opportunity to go to the Gulbenkian Theatre to see a performance called Tutu Trouble. The story, told mainly through dance, was about a dog and a girl who find a magical tutu in a box in the woods. When the dog (called Scruff ) puts the tutu on he just…

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