Over the past few weeks, we have been creating our own websites using only a scripting language called HTML (HyperText Markup Language). Great resilience, patience and attention to detail was required as the slightest error in our code would create a bug and our webpages wouldn’t display. Where we were stuck, we could go online […]
The final project for our Vikings learning adventure has been to create 3D models of Viking settlements. We’ve been considering the key aspects of the human and physical geography of a settlement. Can you spot how and why the land is being used, any economic activity and the role water plays?
5E finished their learning adventure projects this week. We have been looking at the history of film and entertainment. For our projects we designed, animated and built either zoetropes or flip books. Some also managed to use motors to turn their zoetropes. Well done for the hard work and perseverance 5E!
For our World War 2 Learning Adventure, we have been studying the work of British artist Henry Moore. We analysed and emulated his drawings, leading to the creation of sculptures that aimed to express the emotions of Blitz victims. This has linked closely with our WW2 diary work in English where we have been using […]
A Note From Jess Dear Bournville Junior, Thank you for inviting me to your school to work with you on your bench. I have enjoyed meeting all of you – teachers and pupils. You made me feel very welcome and the thing I like most about your school is that there is always lots of […]
Geometry? Algebra? Art? That’d be geogebraic art! Inspired by Fibonacci . . .
Please find below our long awaited Nick Sharrat interview. Nick was interviewed by some of our news team when he visited our school. Read carefully as there is an exclusive “scoop!” What was your favourite subject at school? My favourite subject was art. Did you go to university? No, I went to art college. What […]
Year 3 and 4 have had a fantastic week, as have the rest of the school. On Thursday we had the privilege of having the book ‘Two brothers and a Chocolate Factory,’ written by local author Juliet Clare Bell, read to us by members of Bournville Village Trust. The children were also presented with a […]
You don’t often get a world-famous author and illustrator taking your lessons, but that’s exactly what happened today. Nick Sharratt talked through some of his most popular work and showed us how to draw characters such as Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracey Beaker and Timothy Pope’s dad from Nick’s own book ‘Shark in the Park’ . . […]