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Through the Lens: One Moment in Time {12/02/2018}

First shown on Lil's blog LillieStew-ART.com

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One Down, Two to Go

This is a bit of a cheeky post as it is almost the same as yesterday's.  But today Lillie and I managed to mount her nine photos and create a proper (almost professional) display: It's the first time either of us have done anything like this, and it took hours and hours.  Anyway, here it…

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Through the Lens: One Moment in Time 29/01/2018

This is Lillie's final piece for her first ever photographic project.  It is a screen shot as we are still in the process of mounting the actual pictures.  Once done, though, it will go up on one of our walls..... if we can just find one that isn't completely covered floor to ceiling with books.

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Today, my daughter…

....wrote to the local politician with regards to raising the profile of human slavery.  She has also written to David Beckham (child slavery is one of the issues close to his heart) to ask how she, as a fifteen year old, can raise awareness in our community.  Charlotte will also be writing to the editorial…

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir {Impressionist}

Last term Lillie spent a few happy weeks learning all about the Impressionist painters.  She has included Renoir, Seurat, Degas and Monet.  She studied one of these artists for two weeks.  This week’s artist is Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Pierre-Auguste Renoir Resources Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French painter who was instrumental in starting the impressionist movement of…

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Project Based Learning: Endangered Animals – Tigers

Last summer I was wracking my brains to try to find a project that would hold A8's attention for longer than about five minutes.  As she really does enjoy anything linked to nature I decided to go with an animal project.  I wanted it to be a meaningful project so that she could feel that…

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Project Based Learning: A Very Victorian Christmas

Charlotte had the best time learning about how the Victorians celebrated Christmas and planning her very own Victorian Christmas.  She put hours and hours of research into this and it went swimmingly.  As Nik said, 'Who else could say that they went to a steam punk Victorian themed Christmas party?'  It was very cool and…

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Exploring Africa Through Jewellery by L13

Hello, I am L13.  I am Claire's quieter and somewhat more creative twin.  Over the past year I have become very interested in home-made jewellery, so much so that Mummy decided to incorporate jewellery making into my school.  Together we came up with a project based on African jewellery.  I have always LOVED African jewellery,…

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Africa: Religion, Myth and Music (A Post by C13)

Hi, I am C13,   Claire's younger twin.   As you may have guessed from previous posts I am a vivacious and fun loving teenager.☺ I am passionate about music, reading, writing and religious studies.  I therefore intend to focus on these passions whilst learning about Africa. Africa: Religion, Myth and Music Learning to play the bongos: I love…

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Project Based, Authentic Learning This Term

I have put a lot of thought into what I wanted the children to cover and learn this term.  Gary and I had decided we needed to up the ante for every child from B4 to T14.  This year I will be using an eclectic mix of project based learning, studying for exams, interest led…

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