What a wonderful afternoon we’ve had today in Class 5! The children followed step by step instructions on how to make traditional Victorian peg dolls, whilst using their own creative […]
Take a look at the incredible attention to detail shown by these children in Art today! Well done, everyone!
The children at Roughwood Primary School have been showcasing their achievements and high quality outcomes in our weekly special mentions assembly. In todays assembly, there was a variety of learning […]
Children in Year 6 visited Wingfield this week to create some stunning clay puppies. They look fantastic, thank you Wingfield.
This week in Class 5, we’ve been learning about the importance of Remembrance Day, and using pen and ink to design our own remembrance poppies …
Peter Thorpe is known for his art work that features rockets and elements of space. This week, we have continued our learning all about space-themed abstract art. We focused on […]
Today, Class 5 created William Morris inspired mood boards in their sketchbooks. Children explored and discussed the artist’s style and then chose their favourite designs to add to their own […]
What a lovely half term it’s been for our after-school sewing club! Mrs Graham and Miss Sare are so proud of these children, who showed resilience and worked together wonderfully […]
Take a look at some of the excellent artwork we have produced in Class 8! We completed our artwork to present in the Harvest Festival assembly this week. Y6 thought […]
We had another fantastic after-school session today at Sewing Club! Tonight, we used a new material and even learnt how to sew on buttons! Take a look …
What a lovely afternoon we’ve had in Class 5 today, working on our pen & ink skills … We practised hatching, stippling, stumbling and wave techniques in our sketchbooks … […]
In Acorns and Little acorns we have been making models out of clay for our Autumn display. We went on our welly walk outside and made some hedgehogs out of […]
In only the fourth week of term, the children in year 5 children explore how to use and apply tints, tones and shades with primary colours. Following our artist study […]
In Acorns and Little acorns this term we are asking the question what makes me,me? As part of this we went into the outdoor classroom on a joint welly walk […]
In Little Acorns we have been using the text ‘Let’s make faces’ by Hanoch Piven as a stimulus for our learning. This week when we have been on our welly […]
In Class 1 we have been practicing our sketching skills in art. We used these skills to sketch a picture of the Queen to celebrate her life and leadership.
At the end of a busy term, the children at Roughwood showcase their learning through the arts. The children have been learning a new piece on the glockenspiel and at […]
What a fantastic week we’ve had in Art this week! We have been interested in the style of the famous artist, Roy Lichtenstein. Take a look at our self-portraits in […]
Today in art, class 1 printed their wave designs onto their own tote bags. These designs were created earlier in the year and were transferred onto polystyrene ready for the […]
Take a look at our outstanding Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. This year, our particular focus was on the theme ‘Movement’. Across our school, we have thought […]
Today we have celebrated The Queen’s Jubilee. We started the day by writing our own poem titled: If I was King/ Queen. We hope you enjoyed the performance. We then […]
What a fantastic afternoon of art we’ve had today! We created incredible press prints linked to our plague topic …
This week in art we have been designing a pattern using the waves of the sea as inspiration. These pattern will then be printed and sewn onto beach bags. We […]
In Acorns and little acorns we have been learning about fairytales and the characters in the stories. We wanted to immerse ourselves into the stories so we created character masks. […]
This week, children in Year 5/6 have continued their learning of using different techniques to create pattern and texture and have applied this within their own sketchbooks when drawing a […]
Very proud of Class 8 today who have demonstrated their outstanding artistic skills by using ink to create texture. We considered the several ways a dragon eye could be interpreted […]
This week, we’ve been using our pen & ink skills to create the artwork for our Spring term topic folder covers … Look at all that detail! Children have used […]
What an amazing term it’s been for DT in Year 3 and 4! The children have been expertly crafting their roundhouses for weeks now … carefully measuring and sawing wooden […]
As part of our topic ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’, class 3 visited Bolsover Castle. We had an amazing day exploring the castle and using our knowledge to discuss what we […]
What an amazing day we’ve had today with Casting Innovations Ltd! Mr Brooks and his team were in school all day, working on the next stage of our Heart of […]
Year 3 and 4 started work on our exciting Heart of Willow Tree project this week! Every child (and adult!) across our phase, made a heart out of Fimo clay, […]
This week children in Little Acorns have created some Valentine’s Day cards using cutting and sticking skills to create a collage. We have also made some ladybirds (love bugs) using […]
In art this week we have been looking tone using a 2B pencil. Children have explored stippling, cross-hatching, hatching and shade. Take a look at the skills in our Tudor […]
In art this week, class 3 have used clay and clay tools to create a detailed pattern on a tile. These tiles were designed to be fit for a castle. […]
In year 4 today we have been using pastels to creat tone and textures for our cave paintings. We hope to see some cave paintings on our visit this term […]
To launch our topic of Towers, Tunnels and Turrets we have dressed up as people associated with castles. We designed and created our own shields and even made our own […]
As part of our topic about the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages we have created some stone age cave paintings. We have used pastels to create the effect of stone […]
In art we have been exploring different patterns. Once we had explored different patterns we used our observational skills to create a tile of different patterns.
Class 6 have had another fantastic afternoon continuing with their fabric kapok tree art … First, we defined our painted trees with black fine liner pen. Then, we put our […]
Class 6 explored the smell and texture of tropical fruits today, as part of our rainforest topic, before creating our own pastel impressions of what we could see. Take a […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their fabric artwork today … We started by drawing and painting kapok trees onto our fabric. Next time, we’ll add some of the […]
Class 6 have made a fantastic start to the new half term in Art today, practising their embroidery skills … We started by looking at the work of a textile […]
This week, class 4 have been looking at the famous artist and sculptor Andy Goldsworthy, who uses natural materials to create his work. Inspired by this, we decided to take […]
This week saw the start of our after school clubs. In art club we went on a nature walk to collect leaves, twigs, feathers and flowers to create a person […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their rainforest leaves in Art today! We started with the outline (yellow on white paper and charcoal on black) then we added the […]
This afternoon, the children in Year 4 finished off their clay cottages by adding some colour … Well done, everyone!
A huge Well-Done to Ellie Rose for being our Spring Art competition winner! A wonderful painting completed during lockdown Ellie! Miss Sare was over the moon and thinks you thoroughly […]
Class 6 worked extremely hard this afternoon, taking lots of care, to create these amazing plague cottages out of clay… Well done, everyone! Can’t wait to see these painted!
Take a look at our magnificent Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. Children have focused on the picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’ and have created a range of […]
Today Class 4 continued their learning about the famous Victorian artist, William Morris. We learnt about his personal life and how he had developed a keen interest in nature and […]
Class 6 had a wonderful afternoon today, working on the next stage of our recycling project with Casting Innovations Ltd. We used a special type of clay, called Fimo, to […]
In class 3 we have been busy creating a design of London houses and buildings design using pencil. We then traced this design onto styrofoam making sure we were really […]
Today Class 4 used chrome books to find out more information on William Morris for our artist study. During the summer term we will be using him as inspiration and […]
Today Class 4 had a fabulous afternoon when we designed and then made our very own Thaumatropes. First children did lots of research on how to make them effective and […]
Year 6 have been learning about the parts of the heart through a mixture of art media. We have used our sewing, weaving and tapestry skills to produce stunning images. […]
The whole school has had a fantastic morning making our video for National Dance Day! We have some brilliant dancers and children with so much positive energy at our school! […]
In our art lessons, we have learnt about using different sketching techniques including tone and texture. We have showed clear progression in both lessons from practising sketching technique, to beginning […]
Over the last few days, Class 4 have been practising drawing and sketching some famous L.S Lowry sketches. We used different pencils such as H, 2B and 4B to create […]
Mrs Graham’s class have had a wonderful afternoon of careful sketching today, looking at the rat, linked to our new topic: The Plague.
What a wonderful afternoon of sewing we’ve had in Mrs Graham’s class today! The children absolutely blew us away with their amazing sewing skills, showing incredible concentration, determination and patience. […]
Today Class 4 worked in their sketch books to blend primary colours to mix brand new colours – also known as: secondary colours. We then used base colours, black and […]
What a wonderful start Year 4 have made to their fabric artwork this week! We can’t wait to see these on display!
Today Miss Sare’s bubble had a screen free afternoon and continued to develop our sketching and shading skills. We looked at how to create tone to our learning. We look […]
Do you love being creative and using your imaginative skills? Do you love expressing yourself using many different art techniques? If so, create a unique piece of art using ‘Spring’ […]
Y3S were set the task of designing and creating their own 2D shaped top trump game. They had to use key mathematical vocabulary that they had learnt in their live […]
After making up the art packs for the year 5 children at home, the children in year 5 had their very first live lesson on embroidery from home. We learnt […]
Class 4 were given a task to research some following Art vocabulary and then apply them to their sketching attempt number one. They then had to follow some step by […]
Year 4 children have been using their resilience skills in Art this afternoon, carefully observing and drawing what they see. Take a look … Well done everyone!
Today is the first day the KS1 bubble have spent at home. We had our first zoom meeting so that we all know what to expect on Monday and we […]
Children in Year 6 have been focusing on the proportions of the human boys while drawing evacuees. We have used pencil and markers to draw the outline and we are […]
Year 3 have been creating tones and textures with pastels linked to our topic about steel. Our scrap metal art is looking fantastic.
Year 4 learnt a new art skill yesterday and practised zentangle patterns. We tried some in our sketchpads first and then went onto our leaf pictures. It took a lot […]
The children in Class 4 have done a fabulous job at achieving Miss Sare’s super high expectations. Their ‘Dear Diary’ pieces of writing looks beautiful in our Classroom and both […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]