Van Gogh Class Learning Story

We are an Artsmark Gold school

We are very happy to announce that we are now an Artsmark Gold school. Creative learning is at the heart of our school, and we are very proud of our commitment to developing the whole child. There is lots of evidence that shows learning through the arts supports...

Houses of Parliament (4B)

Yesterday, Van Gogh class went on a trip to the Houses of Parliament for our Topic unit on Parliament. We were very lucky to be given a tour of the House of Lords AND the House of Commons! We learned that the elected MPs in the House of Commons make laws, while the...

Protest Art

Year 4's learning theme at the moment is Parliament. After talking about how people protest outside Westminster about matters that are important to them; like the suffragettes campaigning for women's votes or children protesting for fair funding of schools, we looked...

Today, year 3 retold their recount of 'The Battle of Edington'. We had heard, stepped, mapped and spoke the recount but now it was time to retell as an epic blockbuster movie. In the year 878 AD a very important battle took place, which ensured the future of England....

Year 3 – Experimenting with angles

Yesterday, was our unit immersion day in maths, and our new unit is angles! We sorted shapes that had angles and that did not, made an angle-finder to measure small or greater angles and made shapes on geoboards, and found out how many angles each shape had. We now...

Recreating the Iron Man fall…

On the last day of last term, Hokusai class decided to use all the knowledge they had learnt about magnets to solve the Iron Man's problem at the beginning of the story. In the beginning of Ted Hughes's novel, the Iron Man falls off a cliff and smashes into a thousand...

Hokusai’s Snow Leopard Radio Play

In English, we have been reading a book by Jackie Morris called 'The Snow Leopard'. To help us retell the story we decided to turn it into a radio play. We first listened to a radio play from BBC4 and watched a video of how sounds are made for radio plays, then we...

Length and Perimeter with the Iron Man

On Friday, we started a new topic in maths; length and perimeter! In the novel we have been studying, the Iron Man falls off a cliff and breaks into pieces on the beach. We imagined the Iron Man had done just that, but in our classroom instead. We had to measure the...

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...

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...

Stone Age Art

Year 3's theme for this half term is the Stone Age. This afternoon we've been having lots of fun making cave art! First we painted small rocks with acrylic paint. We used small paintbrushes and painted animals and people like the art found on the walls of the Lascaux...

International day

Once again we had a fun afternoon at Lansbury Lawrence celebrating the cultural diversity of our school. Thanks to the mums who came and ran the stalls at the International Market. The variety of food made by the mums was delicious and everyone enjoyed tasting it. We...

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