The highly anticipated ceramics units!

clay-5Art teacher Kerry Lomas shares the excitement of working with clay –

The success of SPLASH in 2014 has resulted in much excitement, anticipation and messy hands in the Art room this year thanks to the purchase of a new kiln. The countless hours volunteers spent organizing the SPLASH event has clearly paid off as the students are enjoying using clay for the first time in many years. For some students, it has been their first experience molding and constructing out of clay. It has been such a valuable learning experience and they eagerly await their next clay unit! Continue reading

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Pushing the boundaries

sara-catena-workshop-1We’re just days away from Splash and the excitement is mounting. Aside from the three-day art show, Splash has driven other artistic activities within the school. This week, Claire Bowers from the Splash organising committee tells us about artist Sara Catena‚Äôs second visit with grade fives. Continue reading

Artist Sara Catena makes a Splash with Grade Fives

L to R: Rafaella, Xavier, Chelsea, Sara Catena, Taylor, Brandon, Johbert Image by Bethanie Clarke, Pink Images

L to R: Rafaella, Xavier, Chelsea, Sara Catena, Taylor, Brandon, Johbert
Image by Bethanie Clarke, Pink Images

We’ve always been a creative bunch at Kew Primary but things are about to ramp up! KPS’s first annual art show, Splash, is fast-approaching and over the next few months expect art, art, art to be the topic of conversation and activity. This week, Claire Bowers from the Splash organising committee tells us about artist Sara Catena’s visit with grade fives.
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