LYNX: Class 1
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Walliams Class would like to say a big thank you to Quinton (Mae's Dad) who came in to talk to the children about his job as a professional illustrator and artist.
Quinton is the Illustrator of New York Times Bestseller, and Children’s Book of the Year 2018 Specsaver’s National Book Award Winner, ‘Stories For Boys Who Dare To Be Different’, by Ben Brooks.
Also colourist for 2017 Eisner Award nominated 'Clean Room' (DCVertigo Comics).
It was an exciting and creative afternoon with the children learning about all the techniques he uses and creating their own self-portraits.
Thursday 7 February
We had such fun making pizzas at Pizza Express on Thursday. We learnt how to make the bases, chose lots of yummy toppings and then once they had been cooked we bought them back to class and enjoyed eating them.
Walliams Class Exhibition
Friday, 25 January
Our class exhibition was pretty fantastic, even if we do say so ourselves. We spent the morning baking homemade Chocolate, Oreo and Smartie cakes for the parents to have with their refreshments. There was super participation from all children – and parents – which resulted in a wonderful afternoon. Thank you to everyone who came along.
Afternoon Visit to Margo Selby Studio
Monday 21 January
By Sam and Daisy Y4
We were very excited to visit Margo Selby studio on Monday. When we arrived they gave us a friendly welcome. We were shown the weaving and they explained the thread count, it was very mathematical as the weaving was a 1000 count thread! Then we went upstairs to the workshop and they showed us the main products which they sell, there were cushions, scarfs, throws and lots more. Next we visited the weaving room where a lady was weaving, we were all very impressed as it looked very technical. Back downstairs we were allowed to choose a sample piece of material to take with us. Margo came back to school with us and in the classroom we designed our own patterns inspired by our visit. We all had an inspirational afternoon and we would like to thank Margo for taking the time and showing us her amazing designs and products.
"Margo Selby is a contemporary textile artist and weaver who runs a creative studio in Whitstable specialising in the design and manufacture of fabrics, textile accessories, carpets and rugs."