Art Blog September 2017

The Self- Portrait Tree    Since returning to school after the summer holidays, every student at Windsor Park created a monochromatic self-portrait following a fast paced portraiture workshop. This was an opportunity for the whole school to work on a collaborative display and learn basic portraiture skills, whilst still being able to explore their own [...]

Art Blog September 20172017-11-29T10:37:01+00:00

Eden Project 2017!!

What a fantastic adventure we all had in Cornwall!! Pupils and staff were treated to a lovely show at the Minack Theatre with a sea view as the back drop, a day looking at art work and eating ice cream in St Ives and a magical day of workshops about Sustainability at the wonderful Eden [...]

Eden Project 2017!!2017-07-10T08:16:38+00:00

Creative Career

On Monday, 19th June the fantastic Staffordshire University held a 'Creative career' talk with all Year 8 pupils. The talk was inspiring and really captured the Year 8's attention. They learned of all the exciting creative careers that are out there in the world such as fashion design, game design, photography, product design. To name [...]

Creative Career2017-06-21T08:39:35+00:00

Year 7 Robots

Year 7 have undertaken an exciting Art challenge this term. To build their very own Robot!! The Robot had to have character and be made from only unwanted materials, such as, cereal boxes, old electronic equipment and collage materials. Year 7 have been working in pairs and have grabbed this challenge with both hands! They [...]

Year 7 Robots2017-06-15T12:54:00+00:00

Art Blog June 2017

Last half term 5R were given the task to complete a mural with the theme of 'Spring'. They were studying mini beasts in Art and have added these to the mural. I think you will agree they did a fantastic job! The mural is now on display in the school canteen.

Art Blog June 20172017-06-15T09:51:45+00:00

Terry Collier Robots

In Art year 7 have been studying the work of sculptor Terry Collier, he makes robots from unwanted and old materials. Year 7 have been collecting materials that they can recycle and make into a robot of their very own!! Progress pictures so far. Watch this space for the finished sculptures!!! [...]

Terry Collier Robots2017-05-12T08:22:30+00:00

Creative Career Workshop

Staffordshire University will be coming in to Windsor on Monday 19th June to hold a 'Creative Career' workshop with all year 8 pupils. This will be a fantastic opportunity for the pupils to learn about where their creative skills can take them. Looking at higher education course options and the careers that these courses can [...]

Creative Career Workshop2017-05-10T08:57:07+00:00

Y6 Fantastic Beasts

Y6 Fantastic Beasts Year 6 have been studying fantastic beasts as a topic which links to their English work. They have worked extremely hard on using collage to combine a number of different animals, they got their design ideas from these combinations and made a large scale final design. The final design was then decorated [...]

Y6 Fantastic Beasts2017-05-08T11:12:29+00:00

Expectant Eden

At the beginning of January the Art, History, Science and English department sent out some exciting letters, offering the year 7 pupils a fantastic opportunity!! A week in Cornwall!!! However this is not just any old spot in Cornwall but we will be staying at the YHA on site at the one and only [...]

Expectant Eden2017-03-15T11:51:34+00:00
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