“Hand in hand with God,we live love and learn together.”
“By God’s grace, we learn to loveand love to learn.”
This half term in our topic sessions we will be focusing on art with us missing this subject during spring 1. This 'Nature Sculptures' unit will teach the children about the concept of nature sculpture. The children will have the opportunity to learn about different kinds of nature sculptures and to explore the work of Andy Goldsworthy and other environmental artists. Each lesson in the unit focuses on a different technique using natural materials; model making, observational drawing, collecting material, ephemeral land art and group sculpture building. At the end of the unit children will create a multimedia collage to bring together and celebrate their work.
This Wonderful Weather unit will teach the children about different types of weather in their immediate environment along with the four seasons. The children will be introduced to hot and cold areas of the world and the impact of weather types. They will have opportunities to observe and record the weather, present their own weather forecasts and make valuable links with Science, Computing, Numeracy and Literacy from across the curriculum.
This half term we will be learning about ‘Our Country’. The children will learn about the countries of the UK developing learning beyond their immediate environment and own locality to the UK in general. They will explore the UK by looking at individual countries, capital cities, human and physical features along with comparing and contrasting the capital cities of London and Brasilia in detail. This topic will give the children a greater insight into the UK and beyond.
This half term our focus will be Landscapes and Cityscapes. We will learn about the bright colours and bold brushstrokes used by the Impressionists, and other artists, when painting landscapes and cityscapes. The children will be introduced to the work of Claude Monet, Vincent van Gogh, and Jean Metzinger. They will think about the similarities and differences between the work of the different artists, looking at the colours, painting styles, settings, and times of day. They will make paintings, drawings, and mosaic art, inspired by the three artists.
Check back for some of our artwork at the end of term.
This half term our topic is Space.
We will be...
This half term we designed and made rockets that could fly. Below are the steps we followed...