Van Gogh Artworks

3J spent their art lessons in Term 1 learning about Van Gogh and trying to recreate some of his most famous paintings. The first artwork we did was of a 3D pop up Van Gogh chair. Check out our gallery of work here!

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The Twits

The Twits is a very famous book by Roald Dahl. Miss B has a few copies on the bookshelf. It is about a horrible couple called Mr and Mrs Twit. They get up to all sorts of mischievous and nasty behaviour. You can read The Twits through this link  Roald Dahl – ebook – The…

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Why Should We Recycle?

This term 3J have been learning about RECYCLING. We have read some books about helping the environment and have set up our very own recycling station in our room.   We have been writing texts that CONVINCE someone to recycle. Click on the wall below to write a sentence about WHY WE SHOULD RECYCLE.  …

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Year 3’s First Swimming Carnival

It was very exciting attending our first swimming carnival (for most people!) last week! We had a great day, it was nice and hot and everyone in 3J got wet, either in or out of the pool.   Check out these photos!   Leave a comment and tell us what was your favourite thing about…

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Van Gogh’s Bedroom Perspective

Some artworks and artists use  PERSPECTIVE. A very common type of perspective is one point perspective.   Its when the eye is drawn to a point on the horizon. Like this!     The use of perspective lines can be seen in Van Gogh’s “Bedroom at Arles” painting. Objects closer to the front of the…

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Van Gogh’s Chair

Here is a painting that Vincent Van Gogh did of his chair in 1888.  Vincent named this painting “Vincent’s Chair with his Pipe”. He painted it while he was living in Arles, in France.   He was living with another artist called Paul Gauguin. He also painted his friend’s chair! We are going to make a…

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Introducing Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh was a famous artist who was born in The Netherlands. He is one of Miss B’s favourite artists. He lived a very long time ago. Click here to read more about him.   Can you see some Van Gogh artworks around the classroom?         This term we are creating…

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Bosco the Monkey

Our class mascot is Bosco. He is a proboscis monkey from the island of Borneo.    Here are some photos of proboscis monkeys that Miss Beavis took when she visited Borneo a few years ago.   The younger ones (like Bosco) only have small noses.   But when they get bigger their noses grow so much!    …

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Summer Holidays 2017

What did you get up to in the school holidays?   We certainly had some hot weather, what did you do to keep cool?     Did you go to the beach or the pools?     Did you and your family go for a day trip to the city? Or up or down the…

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Labyrinth Sculptures

Our second sculpture from the Layrinth was to use plastimake and make a small creature like the worm Sarah talks to at the beginning. We had never used plastimake before so we had vary degrees of success with it! Definitely break proof, and something we’d like to try again! And here are our sculptures.

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