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Learning and Working Together “The quality of education provided by this school is outstanding” January 2014 ETI

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Year 7 - Mr McClelland

Welcome to Year 7 - Mr McClelland

 

 

Spaghetti and Marshmallow Bridges

 

In our WAU topic of bridges we investigated building strong bridge structures out of only spaghetti and marshmallows.  We learned that the strongest shape to ubild our bridges out of was a triangular shape.  To be successful our bridges had to withstand the weight of a pair of scissors.  here are the results!

Autumn Leaf Patterns

 

We collected a variety of leaves from around the school grounds to create leaf patterns with autumnal colours.  These pieces are all showcasing our knowledge of negative space.  We learned that negative space is the space around the subject of the artwork.  We focused on painting the space around our leaf patterns.

Pablo Picasso 👨🏼‍🎨

Recently in art we have been looking at the work of Pablo Picasso and the style of cubism which he invented. Below you can see some of our recreations of his most famous portraits in the style of cubism. We also discovered that a Picasso painting sold for over $103 million in 2020!! 😮

Teach It Train It - PE

It’s been great having Dave Sellwood back in Abercorn this term to take KS2 for PE on Fridays!  It has been nearly 2 years since Dave has been with us and we thoroughly enjoyed our first session back with him! ⚽️

 

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