This week, we have been celebrating Harvest. The children produced wonderful artwork, read poems and sang our Harvest song! Well done to all the children, and thank you to all the families who donated food!
On Friday 8th October, we marked World Mental Health Day at Barnfield. Children and staff wore yellow to school, and we talked about different ways in which we can look after our mental health.
Thank you to everyone who brought in £1 on Jeans for Genes Day! The money raised will make a huge difference to the lives of children affected by genetic disorders.
Well done to all the children for their fantastic effort on our Sports Days this week!
Here are the final pieces created by our Barnfield artists for Creativity Week, where the children were inspired by the wonder of trees, exploring these incredible forms of nature through the eyes of different artists. Nursery looked at Paul Klee’s ‘Bird Garden’. Reception looked at various pieces by the artist Henri Rousseau. Year 2 explored the four seasons through the eyes of artists Vincent van Gogh, Andy Goldsworthy, Claude Monet and Gustav Klimt. Year 3 looked at the piece ‘Apple … Continue Reading
We were finally able to hold a socially-distanced gallery event for the children, showcasing the stunning artworks created by our Barnfield artists in our ‘Among the Trees’ Creativity Week, held back in November. With sounds of nature playing in the background and real trees surrounding the space, the children had time to celebrate their achievements and be inspired by others, whilst remembering the magic of nature. See some of their thoughts and experiences in the photo gallery. Here are some … Continue Reading
For our Science Month competition, children were challenged to create an invention which would be helpful in the future. We were overwhelmed by the creativity of the children… Well done to all the children who took part, and huge congratulations to the winners!
Before we went into lockdown, we held Creativity Week here at Barnfield. Our theme this year was ‘Among the Trees’ inspired by the recent exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. This theme challenged our children to look closely at this form of nature, explore it’s stunning and unique features, how it impacts our lives and the importance of looking after them. Year groups explored a number of artists with very different styles, who have also been inspired by the magic of … Continue Reading
This year for World Book Day, we dressed up as adjectives! How many different adjectives can you spot in these pictures? Which other adjectives can you think of?