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Southborough Church of England Primary School

Southborough Church of England Primary School

Art Gallery

Welcome to our art gallery. We hope you enjoy looking at our amazing artwork.

SPRING TERM 4 2024 

Year 2 Spring Term 4 2024 

DT unit: Beach Hut

This project teaches children about making and strengthening structures, including different ways of joining materials.

 

Year 4 Spring Term 4 2024 

Art unit: Animal

This project teaches children about the historical and cultural portrayal of animals in art. They study the visual qualities of animals through sketching and clay modelling.

Year 5 Spring Term 4 2024 

DT unit: Architecture

This project teaches children about how architectural style and technology has developed over time and then use this knowledge to create a semi 3D Greek temple with specific features. We also created stunning pen and ink drawings of the three orders of capitals: doric, ionic and corinthian.

Year 6 Spring Term 4 2024 

DT unit: Make Do and Mend

This project teaches children a range of simple sewing stitches, including ways of recycling and repurposing old clothes and materials. We used recycled materials to make British flags which will displayed to celebrate the Paris Olympics.

SPRING TERM 3 2024 

Year 2 Spring Term 3 2024 

Art unit: Flower Head 

 This project teaches children about the visual elements of flowers, including shape, texture, colour, pattern and form. They also explore various artistic methods, including drawing, painting and 3-D forms, making paper sculptures. 

Year 4 Spring Term 3 2024 

 Art unit: Vistas 

This project teaches children about the techniques that artists use when composing landscape images, such as colour and atmosphere. 

 

Year 5 Spring Term 3 2024 

 Art unit: Light, Line and Shadows 

This project teaches children about the visual qualities of line, light and shadow. They explore the work of Pablo Picasso and Rembrandt and are introduced to a range of shading techniques. They take black and white photographs and use pencil, pen and ink wash to reimagine their photographs in a shaded drawing. 

Year 6 Spring Term 3 2024 

 Art unit: Environmental art 

This project teaches children about the genre of environmental art. They study how artists create artwork that addresses social and political issues related to the natural and urban environment. Children work individually and collaboratively to create artwork with an environmental message.  

 

AUTUMN TERM 2 2023

Year 2 Autumn Term 2 2023

DT Unit: Push and Pull

This project teaches children about three types of mechanism: sliders, levers and linkages. They make models of each mechanism before designing and making a greetings card with a moving part.

Year 4 Autumn Term 2 2023

 

Art unit: Function and Fancy Fabrics

This project teaches children about home furnishings and the significant designer William Morris. They learn all about designing a motif inspired by William Morris and then go on to create their own printing block.

The children learn all about printing patterns such as wey, trellis and diamond, and use these to create their wallpapers.

Year 5 Autumn Term 2 2023

 

DT unit: Moving Mechanisms.

This project teaches children about pneumatic systems. They experiment with pneumatics before designing, making and evaluating a pneumatic toy to entertain their friends.

Year 6 Autumn Term 2 2023

 

DT unit: Engineer

This project teaches children about remarkable engineers and significant bridges, learning to identify features, such as beams, arches and trusses. They complete a bridge-building engineering challenge to create a bridge prototype.

AUTUMN TERM 1 2023

Year 2 Autumn Term 1 2023

 

ART unit: Still Life

This project teaches children about the work of significant still life artists and still life techniques. They explore a wide variety of still lifes and learn about the use of colour and composition. They create still life arrangements and artwork.