Ammonite sketches26-02-2021 | 15:55:57 | Comments Off on Ammonite sketches

This week in Year 3, we have had a go at drawing ammonites. Mr Johnson modelled how to use pencil to shade and add tone to our ammonite sketches.

Next week, we are going to use a range of media to represent them in a different way.

She sells seashells by the seashore.11-02-2021 | 16:09:13 | Comments Off on She sells seashells by the seashore.

This week in English we have been looking at different types of poetry. We discovered at the start of the week that the famous tongue-twister below was inspired by Mary Anning. We put our skills to the test and had a go at creating our own.

Then we had fun creating our own kenning poems based on Mary Anning. We used phrases such as ‘fossil-finder’ and ‘lightning-survivor’ to describe her. We presented our work on an ammonite fossil template and we think that the results are great.

Finally, we finished the week by creating acrostic poems about a volcano.

Both the children in school and at home have produced some super work this week!

Explosive art in Year 3!01-02-2021 | 10:25:56 | Comments Off on Explosive art in Year 3!

We got very messy in Year 3 last week replicating the work of Nick Rowland.

Using his work as inspiration, we experimented with pastels and paint to create a piece of volcano artwork. First of all we created a volcano scene using pastels. Then we used a splatter paint technique to create the lava of the volcano.

We think that the results are amazing and we’re very proud of our new display board!

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