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Daniel Brickwood
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Super Hero 'About Me' Craftivity
Hooray for nearing the end of the year and having more opportunities to get creative. I met my brand new group of Year 2s this afternoon who will make up 3B next year. We only had an hour with each other and half of that was going on a tour with their Year ...

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Paper Cubes
We've had quite a few slots of free time this week to allow the boys to recover from a gruelling rehearsal schedule. They've worked SO hard on their play and delivered two wonderful performances on Friday. I noticed that in some of this 'free time', a lot o...

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Good news! Return of the Art Club
As you know, opportunities to become involved with art have been hard to come by at my new school this year. The possibility of co-teaching art to Year 3 was looked into but it was unfortunately not possible due to timetabling issues. We'll look at it again...

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Masking Tape Silhouettes
It has been FAR too long since my last update. I have been so incredibly busy at my new school and unfortunately I'm really not having too many opportunities to create art with the students. HOWEVER, that all changed this week as it's Rokeby's Arts Week! I ...

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Some late additions to the classroom
We are now incredibly close to beginning the new school year and it's all getting very exciting! I popped back into school for a couple more hours to make some late additions to my increasingly busy classroom. Here are some organisers that I decorated to fi...

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New Year, New School, New Super Classroom
Although I'm obviously still sad about leaving CCJS, my attention now turns to the next incredibly exciting chapter in my teaching career. I thought I'd share my new classroom space with you all after a similar post,  New Year, New Classroom , was so popula...

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Goodbye CCJS and 'Happy' video
(by Sofia) After a wonderful two years at CCJS, I can confirm that I shall be beginning a new adventure at a boys' school in Kingston in September. I'm obviously not going to go into my reasons, but it had nothing to do with my incredible fellow teachers, m...

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Corner Bookmarks and Abstract Trees
Over the last 3 Fridays we've had 'Activity Afternoons' in school. Being the art co-ordinator, my chosen activity was obviously art and I ended up having about 25 children plus 2-3 incredibly helpful parents. Last year, we made the large 3D papier-mache let...

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Jackson Pollock Guitars
Next on our list was this fun activity. As always, Pinterest was my saviour and I remembered finding a rockin' Pollock guitar challenge to fit in with our "Playlist" topic by  Art with Mrs Seitz . We learnt about the artist himself and looked at some of his...

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Paul Klee Inspirational Lyrics
We shared this project in our sharing assembly this week and I received lots of positive comments from staff afterwards. As our topic is Playlist, we looked into the work of Paul Klee who was heavily inspired by music for many of his pieces of work. His mot...
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