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Pop Art Portraits – A Hit For Year 6

16th March 2021

Walking past the Year 6 classrooms you can’t help but notice the bright and bold portraits covering one wall of Adele’s room. 6S have been busy looking at pop art and there are artworks inspired by Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein creating a riot of colour. The Lichtenstein-inspired portraits also feature bold descriptive words, which…

Here be dragons

21st October 2020

Sara’s Y4 class were excited to show off the work they’ve been doing on Dragons this term. The topic, which has encompassed all aspects of the curriculum, started with the class reading ‘The Boy who Grew Dragons’ by Andy Shepherd. The class bookshelf was stuffed with other dragon-based works so they could immerse themselves in…

The Art of Protest

8th July 2020

The Lower School children have been looking at protests in Art this term. With so much in the news about protests and protesters, Lower School Art Teacher, Kat began this project by asking students to think about protests. She explained what protest is, about how protesters show that they want change or perhaps they want…

Making the Unreal, Real – Y8 Photographing Nature

17th June 2020

Our Year 8 artists have been inspired by Karl Blossfeldt and Joan Fontcuberta for their recent KAS Connected Learning project.  They looked at the work of Karl Blossfeldt who was a scientist photographing flowers and natural forms in a detached, seemingly scientific way. His images have influenced artists since the 30’s because of how unusual…

No Show for Art and Design Students

16th June 2020

The Art and Design Technology Departments are delighted to showcase the work of all the GCSE and A level artists and designers of 2020 in a different format this year. As having a physical exhibition wasn’t possible, they have produced a beautiful catalogue of the fantastic work made over the duration of the courses. Flick…

Drawing between the lines – Y9

19th May 2020

In Art, Year 9 students have been doing a project on ‘Blackout poetry’. They’ve taken pre-existing pages from books and isolated words and phrases from the page to make a poem or story. They then illustrated around it. Head of Art, Will said: “I think their poems are rather wonderful.” We have to agree. Here…

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