Art

Art Success at Ayot

Congratulations to a member of Form VI for taking the first prize in the Ayot St Lawrence Children’s Art competition at the weekend. The theme for the competition was ‘Summer Holidays’ and the pupil created a lovely piece or artwork incorporating painting and collage techniques. Our Form VI pupil was presented with her prize at …

Royal Academy Art Show Success

Many congratulations to Hannah in Form III who has had a piece of work accepted for the Young Artists Summer Show at the Royal Academy in London. We are all really excited about such an achievement. Hannah’s work called ‘dropped ice cream’ hung in the RA’s Young Artists’ Summer Show between 13 July and 4 August …

Hatfield House Trip

We had a lovely day at Hatfield House. The day began with a quick photo shoot under the amazing wisteria growing near to the Palace. We then had a tour of the house. We sat at the banqueting table in the Great Hall an saw the Rainbow Portrait of Queen Elizabeth 1. On our way …

Form VI Silk Paintings

We have been working on our collaborative silk painted panels in Art. In a cross curricular link with R.E. We have focused on Hindu Gods. The girls have made three large scale silk panels each depicting different elements from our theme. The panels will be framed and will appear around the school soon. They look …

Holly and Ivy Christmas Wreaths

Working from life, the girls used water colours to create these lovely Christmas wreaths. We used just the paints – no pencil drawing at all. I thought they all did a wonderful job.

Willow Weaving Form III

We had our last day of Willow Weaving with Hazel Godfrey today. The girls in Form III worked outside in the Autumn sunshine. They made some beautiful pieces which are now on display in Reception.

Willow Weaving Form V

There was more willow weaving today with Hazel Godfrey and form V. The girls worked really hard to create these wonderful flowers. It was not an easy task but we helped each other, persevered and kept trying. Well done form V!  

Willow Weaving with Hazel Godfrey

We had a lovely afternoon making pet structures for the St Hilda’s rabbits and guinea pigs. We worked with Hazel Godfrey who is an artist who specialises in Willow Weaving. We learnt about the craft and how to keep the structures neat and robust. We will be continuing with this next week!