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Art

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Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’

Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’ 1
Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’ 2
Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’ 3
Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’ 4
Year 3 have looked closely at The Field’ by Anthony Gormley and are attempting to sculpt the ‘Westerhope Field.’ 5

Year 4 - to create their dragon eyes, Year 4 used pencil lines initially then a range of watercolours, ink and pastels to add textures and tones. They look great and will help them with their creative writing in English next week.

Year 5 started on creating Greek vessels using paper mache to sculpt them. They attached card to the balloon using masking tape to create the neck and base and used wallpaper paste and newspaper to do their first layers.

Year 5 hard at work

This Van Gogh inspired work demonstrates the use of pastels alongside a water colour wash.

This Van Gogh inspired work demonstrates the use of pastels alongside a water colour wash. 1

Andy Goldsworthy uses nature to create his art. Year 1 have a similar theme here.

Andy Goldsworthy uses nature to create his art. Year 1 have a similar theme here. 1
Year 2 have been exploring colour and Pop Art.
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Collective ‘Harry Potter’ artwork by Year 6 on display in the gym.

Collective ‘Harry Potter’ artwork by Year 6 on display in the gym. 1

Drawing skills being used across school

Drawing skills being used across school 1
Drawing skills being used across school 2
Drawing skills being used across school 3
Drawing skills being used across school 4
Drawing skills being used across school 5
Our year 4 pupils have produced a Jim Edwards inspired image of the Newcastle Quayside.
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Our year 6 pupils have studied the work of Banksy and asked questions about his style. They have begun some large scale art based upon their trip to the capital with a Banksy theme.
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Have a look at our Banksy inspired work alongside 'Big Ben'.
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