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Archive for November, 2013

Clay Plates – part 1

In the lower school, we have been using clay to make ‘Ancient Greek plates’. We rolled and cut out the clay into our ‘plate’ shapes. When they had dried a little, we were able to etch on our designs of pictures of Greek Gods and Goddess’. We put a Greek pattern around the edge. Next […]


Our trips to Watts Gallery, Compton.

This week, we went to Watts Gallery at Compton. The Upper school went with Mrs Green on Tuesday and the Lower school went with Mrs Green on Thursday. Our time was spent in the art studio with Mrs Horrocks making collage and art work in response to looking at the paintings of Clytie and other […]

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Introducing a new member of the class – ‘Guy-ess’

This week we made a Guy for the bonfire at Family Fireworks night. We enjoyed making her and she looked warm and toastie in her ‘casual’ look! On Friday night, we sent ‘Guy-ess’ off with the Liss Junior Guy Fawkes gang. We were very lucky with the weather, as all the rain came down before […]


Fantastic Work of the Week!

Our Fantastic Work of the Week award goes to …… (drum roll)………. MARY! Mary did some superb sketching during our trip to Watts Gallery on Tuesday. Mary concentrated really hard and looked carefully at the detail in the sculpture around the chapel and the art gallery. Here is Mary’s sketch work; Well done Mary I […]


A Dream Come True!

This week, we had a ‘First’ in HG. Brandon is the first person in ‘HG’ to get his Intermediate  Handwriting Award! Brandon has shown great determination and has worked really hard to improve his handwriting in all his books as well as producing a beautifully presented poem. He is quite rightly, very proud of himself […]

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