Art & Design


This week saw a change of pace at Angel Court. Hannah Shaw, a printmaker, came to run a creative session inspired by the wood carvings of Thomas Bewick. First the children looked at some of his books, using magnifiers to hone in on the details. They discussed how much texture and movement he managed


Pebbles Pebbles Pebbles The children in the Nursery enjoyed collecting pebbles for their homework. When we came back to Nursery we explored the pebbles and discussed where we collected them from and used our senses to describe them. We then read the story ‘Peters Pebbles’, which is a story about a l


A busy week in our Forest School. Reception built dinosaur nests and as you can see they are are moving and handling the wild resources with confidence and maturity. Some other children worked with clay or collected special items for our Forest Museum board. Meanwhile the strawberries were weeded an


The children in Nursery have enjoyed learning all about kings, queens, princesses, and princes in preparation for our Jubilee Party on the last day of term. We have made our own crowns and necklaces and produced artwork of the Queen. Nursery discussed what they would like at their Royal Jubilee Teap


The children in Year 3 have had an amazing red, white and blue day celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  They began their day finding out some important facts about Queen Elizabeth II and her family.  They enjoyed learning new information such as the number of children, grandchildren and gr


In maths this week, the children have been exploring how shapes can be combined and separated to make new shapes.  We have investigated building shapes using smaller shapes and combining shapes in different ways to make pictures.  The children talked about the names and the properties of the shape


This half term in Year 4, we have been learning about Ancient Greece. In art, we have been looking at examples of different ways that the Ancient Greeks used pottery. The children have enjoyed looking at examples of clay pots, masks used in theatre and also ornaments. We were even lucky enough to ho