We learnt about the layers created by different instruments in varied pieces of music and created our own layers of texture. The children here really focused on building up those layers.
Learning to safely forward role. We use a bean bag to hold under our chin to keep our head in the right place.
Fun developing Printing Skills
Watching the Elf show!
Enjoying Marsh Farm 2.12.19 - Crazy maze, tractors, animals, tea cup rides! So much Fun!
November 2019 - Baptism Candles. Class 2 made their own candles. Each child chose the signs of baptism for their candles and explained what they symbolised.
Wk beginning 21.10.19 Having read the story 'The Queen's Knickers' Class 2 set about designing and making a new pair for her majesty!
23.10.19 - Class 2 researched 1950's party food and the recipe that caught their eye was for an upside-down pineapple cake! We then ate it at our coronation party!
23.10.19 - Making Cheese straws for our class 'coronation party'
22.10.19 In the morning Class 2 visited first site galleries in Colchester where we explored the 1950's textile artist Lucienne Day. We had a lovely artist called Jaqueline who showed us round the site to give us inspiration. She helped us to develop a design process and to then create a final printed piece of art work. It was an amazing morning.
22.10.19 - We learnt about the famous artist Andy Warhol who painted the queen between the 1940s and 60s and replicated his work using mixed medias of our choice.
2.10.19 - The queen (aka Pat Chowney) came to visit us. She spoke about her crown jewels and where they were kept. The queen also brought with her many different artifacts from the 1950s and Class 2 were able to sort the items from old and new and explain their thinking. Mrs Chowney also brought with her a little cup and spoon given to every child in the country at the time of queen Elizabeth 2 coronation!
October 2019 - Orb making: Class 2 designed, made, modified and evaluated the new orb they made for 'the queen'. Lots of detailed creations were masterminded!
September 2019 - Learning outside is so much fun! Using twigs to make the more than > less than < and = to signs and completing the number sentence using large number tiles.