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John Parkinson - Upfront Puppet Theatre

John Parkinson and his Youth Theatre visited school recently and put on a puppet show performance entitled 'Little Red Riding Hood'. The children thoroughly enjoyed getting involved in the performance and learned lots about puppets too!

The children in Key Stage Two have worked so hard over; researching different Greek myths, investigating the difference between red and black figure clay urns and designing them too! Working with Roma Short has really brought all our work to life . We are really looking forward to sharing our Greek urns with you...

The children in Key Stage Two had a wonderful day bringing their knowledge of the Greek Parthenon to life with clay artist, Roma Short. The children found out where the Parthenon was and why it is such an important architectural building for us today. The children used their own research on Greek gods/ goddesses to influence their temple design. We look forward to sharing these with you once they have been fired. Huge thank you to Roma for her expertise and skills which is definitely developing ours.

 

Nota Bene Poetry Workshop

http://notabenepoetryworkshops.weebly.com/

As part of our topic work about Beatrix Potter we invited Natalie Burns from Nota Bene Poetry Workshop to come and work with EYFS & KS1 to create a range of poetry and creative writing on the theme of famous Beatrix Potter characters.

Dave Corrie

 

Dave Corrie ( Forest Schools Leader) came into school with a range of different woods so we could saw, measure and put together a horse of our own.

We all really enjoyed making wooden horses for Sir Lancelot.

 

Kate Durdy

http://www.katedurdy.co.uk/

 

A.L.F.(Alien life force)

Once again we welcomed artist, Kate Durdy, who helped us to bring life to our own alien life force. We are looking forward to writing our own science-fiction stories where our aliens will take a starring role.

Making Tudor 'Babies' as part of our TudorTopic

Making Tudor Dolls

Interesting Invertebrates

As part of our river study field work, we created different invertebrates based on our sketches and observations of the caught insects. Working with Kate, we used felt for the thoraxes ,wire for body segments and tails and beads and sequins for the markings.

We created Stonefly nymphs, Mayfly nymphs, dragonflies and caddis fly larvae.