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Year 4 at Laing Art Gallery

Year 4 had a fantastic visit to the Laing Art Gallery today to tie in with our ‘Autumn’ art topic. We began by looking at the work of the famous north-east engraver and printmaker Thomas Bewick, and sketching leaves from artworks around the gallery.

Then we went to the printers’ workshop, where we used a styrofoam printing plate to turn our sketches into wonderful printed designs.

Over the next few weeks we will use these and the other artworks we’ve made this term to make a curtain of autumn leaves. We will also write printing instructions and about Thomas Bewick and the history of printing.

 

Languages Day

Last week, the whole school celebrated Languages Day. The theme was food from French speaking countries which made everyone happy! Natalie Paris, a French story-teller performed stories in French to the children, there was a pop-up French cafe in school and each class enjoyed watching a film in French. It was a fantastic day full… Continue Reading