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Year 5 Gargoyles

Year 5 Gargoyles

Year 5 fashioned these amazingly grotesque gargoyles out of clay. They began by drawing self portraits which they then distorted and exaggerated, adding details to alarm and frighten. The class learnt that gargoyles were attached to the top of medieval cathedrals to direct rain water away from the walls; the rain would collect in a […]

Art trip to The Petersfield School

Art trip to The Petersfield School

On Wednesday 7th June, 13 pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 went up to The Petersfield School with myself and Mrs T Smith, a parent governor. We were glazing the tiles we’d made in March when two teachers from their art department came to St Alban’s to help us create the tiles. Working in […]

Decorating Ewe-nity

Decorating Ewe-nity got off to an amazing start after school today. Every pupil in St Alban’s has created a sheep reflecting their personality and interests. My three lovely assistants began the delicate job of decoupaging all of the sheep onto Ewe-nity’s body. Doesn’t she look colourful? We were very happy with our first day’s work. […]

Year 1 Pollination Celebration

Year 1 Pollination Celebration

Today we worked with our Year 5 buddies to find out more about why bees are so important. We planted peas, carrots and nasturtiums. Hopefully by the summer they will be ready to eat. Everyone looked amazing in their bee and minibeast costumes.  

Art Flying High Day: Making Clay Tiles

Art Flying High Day: Making Clay Tiles

Fourteen children, drawn from Years 6,5 and 4, were treated to a lesson in making clay tiles from a visiting secondary school teacher on 14th March. With the help of Miss Cross and her art technician, both from The Petersfield School, the children learnt how to roll out, cut and create patterns and motifs to […]

Year 4 World Book Day

Year 4 World Book Day

Year 4 had a fabulous day sharing our favourite story characters with our friends.

Year4 Tudor portaits

Year4 Tudor portaits

Year 4 have created some wonderful Tudor self portraits. Display in school soon.

Rainforests by Year 5

Rainforests by Year 5

As part of their ‘Rainforests’ topic Year 5 produced these amazingly colourful pictures using Brusho painted on fabric. Details were added with pen and sewn embellishments bringing these jungle scenes to life. Look out for these pictures currently being exhibited in our new St Alban’s art gallery which you will find in the entrance foyer […]

Year 2 Germ Characters

Year 2 Germ Characters

In Year 2 we have been looking at the work of graphic artist, Jon Burgerman.  We designed our germ characters thinking about whether they could hide in his pictures and be noticed! What do you think?   Mrs T James