Peggy Angus Class Learning Story

Revision Tips – Reading

We created a revision poster for reading because we want to help other children to be successful. We have been using these strategies and they have helped us immensely. Hopefully it can benefit you too. Enjoy Khadija and...

What is art?

Question of the week: what is art? Our teacher (Miss Drummonds) presented a famous painting by Jackson Pollock; we thought that it wasn't 'real' art because it didn't fit our idea of what art should be. However, after unpicking misconceptions, we realised that the...

War Poems and songs

We created poems and songs related to WWII. Here are some examples: Life of an evacuee - Mehnaz "My theme is about the life of an evacuee, I chose this theme because children leave their families to live with complete strangers. This poem is from an evacuee's...

French Fun In The Sun

Class 6B had an amazing time:  we played a game that was slightly different to our usual games... In French we played a fun game called "La Tomate". We had to hit a ball and try to nutmeg the person we hit the ball to. Whenever someone got 'nutmegged' our class...

WWII – Fun and Games

During WW2, children didn't have iPads and mobile phones like most children today, Instead, they created their own fun - using paper and card because other materials were needed to make war equipment. We noticed that the games often required a team. For example,...

Philosophy – Kindness

We decided to explore the theme of 'kindness' in a philosophical way. Miss Drummonds started off by asking us: What would you do if you were invisible for the day?It was really interesting to see that we all had similar ideas. For example, we automatically said that...

Google Virtual Reality!

WOW! What a day we had last Wednesday 1st March. Who would have thought that Google would come to our school? Well they did.. and they brought in their Google Cardboard Virtual Reality (VR) equipment to give us an experience of a lifetime. It was amazing! We went to...

Yr6 V&A Exhibition

Thank you to the families who visited the V&A Micro Museum after school today. Some of the ceramic tiles made by yr6 are currently in the window display, however the V&A liked the tiles so much that they want to put another exhibition on later in the year...

V&A Celebration Event

Tomorrow after school there will be a celebration of the ceramic work made by Year 6. Some of the tiles are at the V&A Micro Museum in Chrisp Street market, while the rest are on display in the school reception area. Please do try and visit both sites, as the work...

Dressing Up

Did you know that everyone in Britain was given a gas mask? This was to protect the citizens from gas bombs, which could be dropped during air raids. "The gas mask is uncomfortable: it was tight."  - Dylan "I agree. We're lucky that we don't have to wear one." - Tarek...

WWII Hook Day

This term, we are learning about World War 2. We have all been looking forward to this topic because there are so many questions that we would like answered. Here are some questions that we were keen to find out. Who started the war? Why was the war created? How long...

Cross-section of volcanoes

Today,we looked at a range of volcanoes and discovered what they consist of. Although we've been learning a lot about natural disasters, it was useful to focus on one area and use the keywords when talking to our learning partner. Here are some words that were used...

V&A Museum

As part of our project with the V&A, where year 6 are designing their own ceramic tiles using Peggy Angus as inspiration, we visited the museum in South Kensington today. The museum is a beautiful building full of art, craft and deign from around the world. We...

Arts Award

I'm pleased to announce that all of the year 6 children who worked on the Tate Art Project have passed their Arts Award Explore. The moderator commented on their creativity, work produced, and the breadth of the project within their log books. The certificates are...

Ice Ice Skating!

Today (25th January 2017), we went on the most phenomenal trip ever. 6B went to Canary Wharf ice-skating rink and we had so much fun. Continue reading to find out all the details. We travelled on the DLR and walked several minutes to find the venue. Whilst travelling,...

Artsmark

At Lansbury Lawrence we are incredibly proud of the opportunities and experiences we offer children within the arts. We regularly organise exciting trips around current learning themes, have visitors in to inspire our creative thinking, and provide continued...

Year 6 V&A Museum project

Today the year 6 art group began an exciting project with the V&A museum. Our school has significant architectural interest, as it was built as part of the Festival of Britain exhibition in 1951. Around the school building there are lots of interesting design...

Super Scientists

Today, Tuesday 10th January 2017, Year 6 went to the Natural History Museum to discover facts about Earthquakes and Volcanoes. At first, we went to the Attenborough Studio to be part of a science show. We investigated geological forces from deep within the Earth by...

Year 6 Art Exhibition

After a term of hard work, year 6 celebrated the end of their Tate art project with an exhibition for friends and family. It was a great event, and all of the children are now being entered for their well-earned Arts Award Explore...

The Majestic Mosque

Earlier this week, we (Year 6) went to explore a majestic-looking mosque in the heart of London. It was extremely exciting because we learnt a variety of interesting facts. Here are some facts below. In the five daily prayers Muslims face the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi...

Year 6 Tate Project

The year 6 artists visited Tate Modern again today and worked with an artist called James. James took the children around the new Switch House extension of the gallery, looking at works and making links to questions exploring how we would improve the world, feelings...

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