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Linking art to RE and DT

Year 4 design, created out of clay, painted and evaluated the effectiveness of their Diwali lamps.

2019 Dot Day Artwork

On Friday 20th September, KS2 were inttrduced to the book 'The Dot' and mixed year groups to create a great variety of dot-inspired art work including printing, oil pastels, 3D geometric shapes and Mondrian focussed artwork. We can't wait to see the finished display.

Art club 2018/2019

Using lighting and ipads to photograph tinfoil people

Here, tinfoil was used to crete these human sort of shapes. The children used ipads and torches to pose and photograph the characters - trying to show different emotions.

Y6 Anglo-Saxon Art

After studying Anglo-Saxon brooches, we designed and made our own using a range of media. Then, we looked at examples of illuminated letters which were drawn by Anglo-Saxon monks. Using the initial letter from our name, we painted our own.

September: We have been looking At Patrick Mumba and studying his artwork 'Message from our ancestors'. The children created their own version.


Year 1 Mondrian inspired artwork March '18

Year 1 have looked at the work by Mondrian, along with Lego scuptor Nathan Sawaya.  They experimented with different media to produce varied stules of artwork including some Lego creations.

Nick Sharratt - Draw Along Feb '18

On Thursday 23rd February, Althorpe and Keadby Primary School were honoured to host a Draw-along with Nick Sharratt (author of children's books 'Shark in the park' etc, and illustrator to many Jacqueline Wilson books). The whole school participated and were thrilled to create their very own illustrations alongside Nick...what a fantastic opportunity which was enjoyed by all!

2017 Art competition

During the Spring Term 2017 we have all been exploring different painting techniques and developing our colour mixing skills. At the end of term we held a whole school art competition. Everyone had to paint an image linked to the theme of New Life.

The winners are:

F1 - Tegan
F2 - Oscar

Y1 - Sam
Y2 - Ethan
Y3 - Rhys
Y4 - Kai
Y5 - Maisie
Y6 - Jordon
Class of 8 - Kian
Early Years - Lilly J
Key Stage 1 - Ruby M
Key Stage 2 - Neo

Below is some of our fabulous art work. 

Whole School Batik Project

To incorporate more textile artwork throughout the school, we set a challenge - to design a batik tote bag. This was set in order for pupils to use the technique as well as create a design that would work effectively using this medium. What an amazing job they have done!

Batik Bags

Christmas Inspired Art throughout the school

Clay Christmas DecorationsChristmas Scenes

Y6 Lino Print Christmas Cards December 2020

Year 6 art work inspired by the work of Jackson Pollock

Year Six Mayan Masks, March 2019

Year 6 Needle Felting (Spring in Bramblebank Theme)

Y3/4 Creating canopic jars in mod roc and clay


Years 3 and 4 designed and created canpopic jars in mixed media through the use of mod roc and clay, then decorated them with heiroglyphics during their Ancient Egyptian topic Nov/Dec 2018.


March 2018 Art Exhibition

Experimenting with different media '18

Year 5 and 6 experimented with a great range of different media and mark making, followed by a science-based art project looking at Earth from space and using their earlier mark making skills to create realistic and inspiring pieces of art.

Year 5 Aboriginal art

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