During our Guided Reading this week, we have enjoyed learning about Benjamin Zephaniah and listen to him recite his poetry. We created our own fact files about him, based on […]
We used our visit to Robin Hood’s Bay to inspire us in our poetry this week.
Year 6 have been reminiscing about their visit to Bamburgh castle a few weeks ago during their art lesson today. The children have been looking at tone and texture using […]
What beautiful artwork this afternoon from the Year 6 children. We chose the medium that we would like to use to bring to life our favourite rock pool creature: the […]
What a wonderful introduction to Ilona Drew. The children asked fantastic questions that allowed them to understand her as an artist as well as more about her artwork. We can’t […]
We have been learning about different shading techniques in art today. We have been hatching, crass hatching, stippling and blending.
Y3 have blown us away today with their thumb brush strum We were even able to learn the different strings, ready to move on to plucking next week
We enjoyed spending time in our wonderful wildlife area this afternoon learning how to do observational drawings.
Year 4 are really enjoying learning the different musical instruments. This year, year 4 are learning drums, violins and boomwhackers. They are showing excellent resilience when learning a new skill, […]
Picture This! focuses on some artwork and schools are invited to use it as an inspiration for cross-curricular work. The challenge is to use the artwork imaginatively in classrooms as […]
This week, the children have worked incredibly hard with their sketching skills to produce their self portraits. It took a lot of resilience and determination to ensure they were accurate […]
Clifton School taught a poetry lesson to our Year 6 children. Take a look at our beautiful outcomes…
As we work towards our quest to build upon our artistic skills, we have begun to explore textures in y5 and how this can be achieved across many different media. […]
From international dance tutorials exploring dance from another culture to continuing Captain Tom’s legacy through a sponsored circuit training, the y5 children have had a busy day.
The y5 children have got off to a fantastic start in their sketch books this term. We have built on our pencil skills to add texture to our learning, using […]
Yesterday in Year 4 we used our pen and ink skills to create tone and texture. We are looking forward to creating potion bottles soon.
Today we were practising our tone and texture skills to bring a skeleton image to life. We explored the different types of textures and looked carefully at how we could […]
We have been learning about recycling and many of us have been disheartened at how much we actually waste. With this in mind we have been creating artwork where we […]