Julian Opie

This afternoon, we looked at the artist Julian Opie and compared his artwork to Tudor portraits. We discussed the similarities and differences we found between them and talked about which was our favourite type of art and why.

Question to ask your child: What sketching techniques did you learn?

Today, we looked at some different sketching techniques and practised them. We then used these skills to try and recreate an eye given to us. Talk to your child about the different techniques they learnt and what’s the difference between ‘highlight’, ‘midtone’ and ‘shadow’.

Anti-Bullying Week

As it’s Anti-Bullying week, we had a lesson about the importance of being kind and looking out for each other. We learnt about the different types of bullying and what we can do to help. Together, we came up with a class statement for Anti-Bullying.

Tudor Houses

This afternoon we are continuing with our Tudor houses, focusing on the roof and windows. We are using different types if brown paper to create a tiled roof effect and black paper to build the windows.