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Our lockdown art activities are back!

Details of this week's collaborative art activity can be found on DB Primary and on Dilys's art blog here: 

This week's art is inspired by writer and  illustrator David Melling.

Here he has a very special message for our Beecroft community.  Check it out and the head over to the blog to see this week's challenges - perfect for the cold snap we have just had.  


Art outcomes at Beecroft

Art lies at the heart of everything we do here at Beecroft Garden, it is evident everywhere in our school and throughout our curriculum. As well as enriching learning throughout all of our topics and providing all children a creative output, each year group gets a focussed art half term with our specialist Art teacher Dilys, where they have the time and space to create incredible outcomes. We regularly exhibit nationally and host our own annual art show and art sale.   

If you want to know more about our unique approach to art and see some of the outstanding outcomes children have produced take a look at the video below.

You can access regular home learning activities set by our art teacher extraordinaire Dilys.  These are aimed at children who are missing  learning, but anyone can join in.   


Below is one of the virtual exhibitions  created in the first lockdown, where each week children were introduced to a new artists and encouraged to take part in a variety of art activities, with minimum resources. 



Hope, Mango class

Hope shows us how to do marbling and you can see how she organised her resources really well


Callan, Apple class

Callan did an amazing painting called Abstract Painting, based on the abstract art of Frank Bowling. Watch him explain his work.

 Abstract Painting