Category: Arts & Music

Leading Arts & Music stories of the week

The year 6 play by Jessica, April and Katie

The Tempest

The 2014 year 6 play is The Tempest! The basic storyline is, Prospero, a wizard is sent to an island, by boat. He is sent with his daughter, Miranda who was three years old at that time. Who would be…

Greek pots design, by Marcelo

Greek pots

I am designing Greek pots. They need to look like authentic ancient Greek pots and have steady handles. I made mine out of a balloon and for the bottom, I cut out a square from a paper plate. Then, we put paper mache on…

Perseus, by Marcelo

The Sea Serpent - Perseus

Year 4 put on their play at the end of March about the gorgon Medusa. I was a nobleman. Year 3 were in the audience. Their were four nobleman Milo , Rose, Sonny , and me. It was really embarrassing…

Playing in the Perseus Drama, by Marcelo

Greek noble man

Year 4 are doing a school play next Tuesday, March 25th, about Perseus and the gorgon Medusa. I am a noble man for my school play.  I am really excited about Tuesday. I don’t have my costume because I am going…

Characters for World Book Day, by Jessica and April

Everyone at Assembly

   Last Friday, March 7th,  was World Book Day for Barnes Primary but the actual world book day was really on Thursday. In  World Book Day you dress up from one of the characters in a book you have read.…

Banana Prints for Year 6 Arts Week, by Ashley

banana leaf prints

The theme this year for arts week is African influences. In 6R, we are making banana leaf prints. We didn’t have banana leaves so we used papyrus leaves. First, you need to have a brown board, materials and ribbon. Second, you need…

African Masks in Year 5, By Louis

African Tinga Tinga mask

This week, February 10th-14th, class 5GB have been drawing animals in our home learning books for our arts week goal, African Tinga Tinga animal masks! Inspired by Edward Tinga Tinga, we bought animal masks which we put gum tape on and then…

Ice Eggs, by Marcelo

Ice Eggs

On Thursday, in Year 4 we got something wrapped in newspaper. It felt really cold. After we opened it, it was actually a lump of ice. It looked like an ice egg to me. After that we put food colouring…

The Films this year, by Jessica and April

Olympic Cinema

We are having a film night where we show the films that we have created. Year 6 are making a trailer for the Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol.” The play will be set in modern day instead of the…

The Harvest Festival, by April

  On Tuesday and Wednesday , October  22nd & 23rd, there was our annual Harvest festival. It celebrates the large amount of food we have at this time of year. Year 5 led the Harvest Festival. First, we sang “Harvest Rock…