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Year 2 Forest Art

Year 2 have enjoyed their outdoor learning in the forest. They have been looking at the artist Goldsworthy and created their own outdoor sculpture inspired by him. They used only natural materials they found in the forest and were very creative. Well done, Year 2!

Year 3 Den Building

Year 3 have been spending a lot of time in Epping Forest working on their team building skills and engrossing themselves in nature. At first, some children were apprehensive to go anywhere near the mud, but within moments they were all excited to build their dens. They were set the…

3P Plant Cress

This term in science Year 3 have been learning all about ‘Plants’, and what they need to survive. To finish off this topic they had a lot of fun planting their own cress, thinking about what they needed to use and also what they need to do to ensure their…

Year 6 Art

Interplanetary characters Year 6 have been exploring the work of illustrator and designer Jo Waterhouse to create their own characters using drawing and collage techniques. The students worked from their individual school photographs and redesigned their clothing to create out of this world characters! Art and Nature Year 6 were…

Cambodian Cultural Adventures

For the second half of the summer term Year 8 took a virtual, cross curricular trip to Cambodia! Music, Spanish, Drama, Science, Art and Design set students a variety of tasks to research and respond to different aspects of Cambodian culture. Cambodia was chosen as Normanhurst has been supporting the…

Year 7 Design Book Covers

Continuing to develop their visual language, Year 7 have been working to explore how designers and illustrators create book jackets that communicate a wide range of information about genre, atmosphere and story. The students started with research and experimentation of techniques and then developed their own designs for their favourite…

Year 10 Fine Art Work

With their return to school, Year 10 Fine Art students have been working hard to develop  sketchbook pieces inspired by artists John Piper and Laura Oldfield-Ford. They have been on a local photoshoot to collect images that respond to the artists work and the theme of States of Change. In…

Year 2 Build Bridges

Year 2 have been thinking more about materials and the properties of different materials. The children had the challenge to build a bridge using every day materials they could find in their home. The condition was that it had to hold a toy car. Some very creative bridges were made…

Year 2 Flowers

Year 2 children have enjoyed their return to school.  They have enjoyed using the forest to complete some outdoor learning. This has included looking for a good stick to create a flower they finished making in class with a piece of kitchen paper they coloured in. Summer simile poems were…