Key Stage 1 Days
ABORIGINAL ART: An introduction to the mysteries of aboriginal art. The day will also include stories from Dream Time; find out why the emu can’t fly! At the end of the day you will have a large wall hanging made up of a patch work of individual children”s work.
Linked with Key Stage 1 Science. Working in groups and individually pupils will find out more about the insect world and create unique pieces of art. Day will include the making of a 4ft grasshopper, relief sculptures of the hungry caterpillar and giant textured insect paintings.
Working in a number of media children will create sculptures and 2D work on a large scale themed around the seaside. A typical day would produce a 3ft 3D ice-cream, 4ft 3D fish and individual printed seascapes.
Using characters familiar to the pupils children paint pre cut out large-scale MDF characters. The day offers the opportunity to teach young children basic painting techniques to enrich the school environment.
Key Stage 2 Themed Days
Days combine history and other topics with fun art activities extending children’s knowledge of the chosen history period. Days are suitable for classes or entire key stages.
Pupils plan and make saleable items from recycled products. Day has proved popular with schools that have used it as a starting point for an enterprise project. A typical day would produce gift boxes, photo frames and novelty bottle characters. More importantly, it gives staff and pupils skills they can use in their own imaginative enterprise work.
Using the theme of Album cover artwork from popular music children have the opportunity to explore many new 2D and 3D art skills. This has proven popular with schools studying Britain since 1948 but can be adapted to fit any needs.
Children will find out more about the most successful band in history. Children will be Involved in the designing and building of free standing life-size sculptures of the Beatles.
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