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The Art of Salvador Dali and MC Escher.

December 10, 2018

Year Three pupils have been exploring the Art of Salvador Dali and MC Escher. Both artists explored change in their work and in Art pupils have been thinking about how they could transform one shape into another.   Our Year Six reporter Leyla asked Taylor about his work……….. Salvador Dali Swans Reflecting Elephants 1937 Leyla What…

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Computer Art

November 20, 2018

In Western University the children from Years 3 to 6 have been working very hard at extending their creativity through computer art. Using the software 2 Simple they have designed their own images as well as using images from other artists and recreating them. Hesam: The one thing I really enjoyed was learning new things…

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Remembrance Art Work

November 15, 2018

We worked together to create powerful sketches reminding us of the war. Using a variety of pencils to create a sketch showing different landscape images. Once we had completed our sketches we began to paint our poppies ensuring that they were in proportion to our landscape and using red paint really made our poppies stand…

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Plastic Fantastic

November 12, 2018

Plastic Fantastic Our Octopus is nearly complete just two tentacles to go!   Year Five pupils have constructed the shape from used plastic which had its challenges.     We have also created a Sea Turtle and both sculptures will be on display in the Amphitheater in the  next few weeks.   Thank you to everyone who collected…

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Guitar Stars

October 25, 2018

Guitar Stars  James our roving Western Reporter has been dropping in on our guitar lessons with Mr Peacock. He spoke to Hannah, Jasmine, Elle, Amelia, Jack and Lenny who gave us a quick update on last week’s lesson. James: What songs have you been learning? Amelia and Jack: We have been learning how to play…

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Animal Park Update

October 18, 2018

Year Six pupils were interviewed by Harriet our roving Western reporter. In literacy lessons pupils have had to grapple with the creative challenges of managing the Animal Park.  Here’s what she found out …………. Harriet   Tell me a little bit about what you have been doing? Faye I had to try and make a description…

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Western Animal Park

October 8, 2018

  Our talented Year Four pupils are currently creating banners for the Visitors’ Centre at Western Animal Park.  This week they are continuing to paint their patterns with fabric paint and we plan to have them on display after half term. Here’s a sneak preview of what they  look like so far…        

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Washed Ashore …

October 2, 2018

Our Year Five pupils have been learning about the work of the community art group ‘Washed Ashore’. Based in Oregon (USA) their aim is to turn plastic, ocean pollution into beautiful art to raise awareness of the problem.  A plastic bottle for example can take up to 450 years to degrade or break down.  Inspired…

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There is a Flamingo About!

September 28, 2018

Western Weekly Breaking News … An unusual visitor to school. Our roving reporters Lily- May, James and Leyla were first on the scene to interview the Year One pupils. Interview One Leyla.  Has anything weird happened today? Yes Leyla. What? A flamingo came in the yard today Lily-May.  What did it do? It was running and…

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Artsmark

September 20, 2018

Following on from our unusual discoveries in our school grounds before the summer holidays We are now embarking on a fantastic wildlife adventure creating Western’s very own Animal Park.   Our roving reporters will keep you up to date with our latest news.

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