HEALEY JI&N

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Project:  Printmaking – Habitat Wild Participants:  Year 4 pupils Partnering with:  Carlton J&I Artist:  Shelley Burgoyne Science topic:  Living Things and their Habitats Our chosen science focus- Living Things and their Habitats – will involve us identifying and classifying animals, and looking at animals and the habitats they live in. One link to the Change […]

Session 1: 11th February 2015

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We have all been preparing quite a bit before we started working with Shelley today. We have already started our Science Unit about Living Things and their Habitats and have been drawing and making our animals and habitats collection. So today we used some of our drawings to start some polyblock printing. We also printed […]

Session 2: 4th March 2015

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We looked at our little Habitat books that we have been drawing in since we last saw Shelley. They are starting to look really beautiful. Today we spent the session preparing and drawing large habitat pictures, first on paper and then onto polyblock. It was quite a challenge thinking how to draw so big and […]

Session 3: 18th March 2015

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This was our last session together and we had quite a challenge on to complete all the work. We all worked together and in pairs to make the set of prints which will finally hang in the ceiling on the long corridor at school. The habitat images we have printed are all part of looking […]

Final comments from staff

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Making links between science and art has helped the children to engage with science in a cross-curricular way and they have been keen to complete science homework in the hope that they get to work with the artist! The children have a more positive attitude towards their artistic skills – a lot of them now […]