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Year 5 & 6: Greek Vases

The Year 5s and 6s have been studying Ancient Greece and in art, we started by looking at Greek pottery.

The children considered examples of Greek vases and learned the names for some of the traditional shapes. They sketched out their own design before transferring it to clay-coloured paper:

I am always impressed by the level of concentration in art lessons:

Once the basic design was complete, we cut the vases out and mounted them onto a black background:

Some of the designs were very detailed:

We finished our pictures by adding a patterned border. The children were very proud of the results: