In Widemouth class we have been working on writing inspired by the ‘Escape from Pompeii’ story. Due to this the children have produced their own volcano artwork. They have been learning about different techniques with a paintbrush and on how to create different colours by mixing.
Check out some of the children’s stories in the writing showcase.
To lead on from last year's puppets, Widemouth have been using their sewing skills to create their own felt toys. They have used the blanket stitch, running stitch and an overcast stitch in order to create their brilliant products. Check out the pictures below!
As part of our topic on Germany, we have learnt about the foods that Germans like to eat. We have learnt how to make a type of German gingerbread biscuit called Lebkuchen. We sold our Lebkuchen at our German Christmas market.
For our topic we have been learning about Paul Klee. The children learnt skills with paintbrushes and oil pastels which they used to create these pieces. Our main focus for this topic was to understand mixing and blending colours which the children have thought about to create interesting artwork.
Our Germany Topic Books
Our topic this term has been on Germany and we have made our own topic books which will contain all the things we have learnt.
We have also used our computing skills to create our own front covers. Have a look at our slideshow below to see some of them.
The children in Widemouth class have continued to fill their reading journals with wonderful work. These are special books in which we record our responses to what we are reading. Mr Whitefield has selected some of the best entries. Check them out below. We hope you enjoy our responses to our reading!
Combining ICT with Art
We have been learning in ICT to manipulate images. Using the work of Andy Warhol as an inspiration,we drew a tin of Heinz Tomato Soup and then scanned it in and repeated the images. Then we coloured it to give it a 'pop-art effect'.
Our Reading Journals - September 27th
We have been commenting our reading journals since the beginning of term. These are special books in which we record our responses to what we are reading. Mr Whitefield selects some of the best entries and publishes them on the website and puts them on display in the school corridor. We hope you enjoy our responses to our reading!
New class - new artwork
Our first topic of the year has been 'Great Artists'. In Widemouth, we have been learning about Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. We have used these artists as inspiration for our own pop art self-portraits.
The display in our classroom shows the self-portraits next to the photograph of the artist.
Duckpool and Widemouth class have been designing and creating their own pirate ships. They had to make their ships look effective and consider the materials to help them stay afloat. On Pirate day, the children will test their ships out on water.
For the last few weeks, Widemouth class have been working on their own 3D maps of Cornwall. They researched the different places across Cornwall and then made their maps using paper mache. They worked in different groups and included keys in their maps. Check out the photos of the finished maps below.
This term, the children in Widemouth class have continued filling their reading journals with high quality work. They have shown their understanding of the books they have read through their work. Check out some of the entries over the last term below!
Recently in ICT, the children have been designing and programming their own maths games that could be used in different classes around the school. Check out a few of the examples below!
The children in Widemouth class have been creating their own shells out of clay. They have been using different techniques to add detail and create texture on their shells. Check out the photos below!
Last term, the children in KS2 were given their own reading journals. These give them a place to do their own writing about their current reading books. Widemouth class have really enjoyed using them and have produced some brilliant work about what the have been reading. Check out some of the entries over the last term below!
We have been creating our own lighthouses in Widemouth class. This links to our new topic and to our stories that we recently finished. Check some of them out in the Writing Showcase!
Widemouth class have worked extremely hard on this recent whole class art piece. We have used lots of techniques we have learnt during the year, such as mixing colours and working on our technique with a paint brush. Check out the photos below!
Recently in Widemouth, we have been working on improving our technique with a pencil and paint brush. We have also experimented with different shades to add depth to our art work.
Widemouth class have been making their own hand puppets of a nocturnal animal. They designed their puppet and then had to use materials and equipment to create their final product. Check out the photos below!
In Widemouth we have been learning about light and shadows. The children have been creating their own models out of tin foil and then had to draw around the shadows using torches. Check out the pictures below!
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