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Art Blog

Welcome to Willingham Primary School's Art blog. Here, you can see what your children have been doing in their Art lessons and celebrate their amazing creations. If you would like to see older posts, they are still available in the Archive section.

We hope that you enjoy it!

Ms Varty

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  • 08/03/19

    Year 5/6: Landscapes and mark making

    The Year 5/6s will be looking at landscape painting and mark making this half-term.
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  • 08/03/19

    Year 3/4: Self-portraits, part 1

    The Year 3/4s are learning about Kings and Queens who made a difference and in art, we will be studying portraits and considering what they tell us about the sitter. The children will also be planning and creating a self-portrait which tells us something about what is important to them.
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  • 27/02/19

    Year 2: Paper Weaving

    In geography, the Year 1s and 2s will be comparing life in the U.K. with life in other countries, including Ghana.
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  • 15/02/19

    Year 5/6: D. T. Challenge

    This half-term in Year 5/6 will be devoted to design and technology. The pupils have been challenged to design, make and evaluate a toy made from recycled materials. It is entirely up to them to choose the toy, bearing in mind the intended customer, and then to see the project through from begi...
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  • 15/02/19

    Year 3/4: Complementary Colours

    The Year 3/4s have been learning about the colour wheel. In the last lesson of half-term, we made pictures using complementary colours.
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  • 14/02/19

    Year 1: Butterflies

    In the last lesson before half-term, the Year 1s made butterfly pictures using oil pastel.
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  • 10/02/19

    Artist-based projects at WPS

    Mr Morel and I felt privileged to be asked to give a short presentation on how to develop a knowledge-rich art curriculum at the Wonder Years Conference at the end of January. Since then, I have had a few enquiries about the art curriculum at Willingham Primary School, and...
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  • 06/02/19

    Year 1 & 2: Hundertwasser, part 2

    In our last lesson, the children learned about Friedensreich Hundertwasser and started to design their own fantasy landscapes, thinking about pattern and composition.
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  • 15/01/19

    Year 1 & 2: Hundertwasser, part 1

    This half-term, the Years 1 and 2 are studying the Austrian artist, designer, architect and environmentalist, Friedensreich Hundertwasser .
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  • 11/01/19

    Year 3/4: Canopic jars 2

    Having modelled and left the clay lids to dry, it was time for the children to decorate their jars.
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  • 19/12/18

    Year 2: Peter Thorpe Rockets

    In our last lesson, we experimented with mark-making on a black background using chalk pastel and poster paint. The children were excited to begin their rocket paintings.
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  • 11/12/18

    Year 1: Peter Thorpe Rockets

    Having spent the last lesson mastering chalk pastel and paint techniques, the children were ready to create their own artwork inspired by the rocket paintings of Peter Thorpe.
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