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Y7 Art trip to Tonbridge School

On Thursday 5th May, the Art Extension groups went to Tonbridge School for a ceramics trip with Mrs Moore and the ceramicist-in-residence Lydia Hardwick.
After arriving, we went to the Art department where we met Lydia, the artist running the course. Our aim for the day was to make an abstract clay sculpture using different shapes and colours. First we were split into two groups of four and were set three tasks, using a big ball of clay, to get us going. These tasks were to try and create the tallest freestanding tower, the longest line, then the highest number of spheres. The team I was in won two out of the three tasks, meaning we won overall. We then looked at a slide show on two artists who created abstract clay sculptures to give us an idea of what to do.
We mainly used slabs of clay slabs to create our sculptures, adding them onto a base piece. Antoine was creating a 3D face and so cut out a piece of clay and laid it around a ball of tightly packed newspaper. We used various tools such as: a potter's knife, kidney and rolling pin. To make patterns we used tools with ragged edges or a syringe that was able to squeeze out clay in a certain shape.
To finish off our sculptures we added green, blue, red, or yellow slips, to add effect and brighten up them up.
I really enjoyed this brilliant trip; it was an interesting, fun experience. Thank you to Mrs Moore for taking us.
Tommy W

All Singing and Dancing - Rose Hill Rainbows

23 November 2017

On Saturday the Rose Hill Rainbows were invited to a county event with over 200 Rainbows attending. We all enjoyed the 'All singing and dancing' day with activities that included sewing, a princess adventure and cake decorating. The girls thoroughly enjoyed being part of such an exciting occasion and mixing with so many other Rainbows.

Year 6 get a taste of what is to come!

17 November 2017

Yesterday we held a Year 7 Taster Day to show case some of the amazing activities our pupils get up to in Year 7 & 8.

Year 4 went to Lullingstone Country Park

16 November 2017

Year 4 went on a geography trip to Lullingstone Country Park.

Year 7 art lesson at the Wildlife Photography Exhibition

23 October 2017

Year 7 went on a wildlife adventure this week to visit Tonbridge School and the wildlife photography exhibition which is currently on display there.

Y7 trip to Canterbury Cathedral

05 May 2016

Year 7 visited Canterbury Cathedral on Tuesday as part of their History studies.

IAPS Small School Rugby 7s Tournament

22 March 2016

1st team come third in the IAPS 7s tournament held at Oundle School.

PA Quiz Night

18 March 2016

News article about the quiz night

Sir Humphry Davy lecture

15 March 2016

2016 lecture

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