PARK ROAD JI&N

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Project:  Mixed Media – Full Circle Participants:  Year 3 pupils Partnering with:  Field Lane JI&N Artist:  Fiona Goodwin Science topic:  Plant Life Cycles For our chosen topic, The Life Cycle of Flowering Plants, we are going to explore pollination, seed formation and dispersal. We will make observations and create drawings as part of our research […]

Session 1: 5th February 2015

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We’ve carefully selected and gathered some seeds in our quest to uncover some interesting facts about the characteristics and changes that take place in the life cycle of plants. We’ve started to look for differences between our seeds, carefully observing and capturing their individual characteristics through line drawing and monochrome studies. We’ve enlarged them using […]

Session 2: 26th February 2015

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We’ve been really busy since the last session with further research – sowing seeds, exploring germination processes, testing seeds in different conditions and learning some interesting plant facts. Our seeds are great. We move on now to the stems, focusing on our water and nutrient transporters and how they feed and nourish the leaves. We’re working with wet media, […]

Session 3: 12th March 2015

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Working today in our final session there was a feeling that it had all gone so quickly, too quickly, there has been so much to learn and discover and so many materials to explore. We were keen to get started and make the most of our time as we began to look beyond the stems and focus in more closely on the heads and […]

Final comments from staff

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Through the sessions, the children had the opportunity to use different materials and master textile and 3D modelling skills. They thoroughly enjoyed this, as did the teachers! This is something that we wouldn’t have done had it not been for the project. These sessions have been really positive, giving different children a chance to shine. […]