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Expressive Arts #LlanLLiwgar

#LlanLliwgar are back!  

 

After a long time away from our job of improving expressive arts across the school we are ready!  Things we need to improve this year:-

 

1. Film and media - we all need to improve our film and media skills (even the teachers).

2. Drama - even though we need to do this outside, we can still improve our drama skills.

3. Fine Art - we still need to develop our creative skills through spotlight, IQ and choice and challenge sessions.  

#LlanLliwgar Update 05.02.20

 

This term our missions are:- 

1. We think we need to improve our observational drawings of real things! yes

2. Do more filming with the green screen. no

3. Do more Drama  yes

 

Update:- 

Pod Pry Cop have been looking at how light effects how we see objects and have been developing their observational drawing skills with Mrs Rees.  They have also been experimenting with mixed media to produce amazing topic linked "beneath the rock-pool" art.  Feedback from pupils is that they are loving these sessions and making huge progress in developing their  creative skills.  

 

In Pod Pysgodyn, they have been looking at a script ready for their performance of "Joseph".  This is going to be a big performance for the pod and will include  singing, dancing and acting!  We can't wait to see it.  

 

Pod Pengwin are also developing their painting skills through their topic work.  Amazing pirates with water colours!  

 

Well done to all the teachers who are listening to #LlanLliwgar and improving expressive arts across the school.  We still need to improve our green screen, filming and recording skills.  We also want to do  more script writing. 

23.01.20 Llan Lliwgar Blog

 

We have recently had some very sad news, and are going to miss Mrs Stevenson so much.  We are all going to make something to put in a special book for her children. She has donated her wonderful keyboard to the pupils of our school. 

 

The choir have started to rehearse and have lots of new members.  We have a lot more boys now - maybe that's why our new name makes so much sense!  

 

Pod Pengwin are starting to learn the recorders.  Mrs Williams is teaching us lots of tunes. 

 

Pod Pyscodyn are using the piano to learn new notes.  They will be practicing soon for their end of term show. 

 

In Pod PryCop some pupils are playing their wind instruments with Ms Mainwaring and some are learning to play their Toots and Doods.

 

Pod PryCop are also using water colours with Mrs Rees to enhance their work. 

 

What we need to do better:-

1. We think we need to improve our observational drawings of real things! 

2. Do more filming with the green screen. 

3. Do more Drama  

 

These are our missions this term! 

 

LOOK OUT TEACHERS!  WE WILL BE MONITORING!

15.01.20

Choir Update

We now have a new name for our Choir!  Look out because "Making Treble" are about to start rehearsing!  

Llan Lliwgar Blog December 2019

 

We have had an amazing term!  We have called ourselves the Llan Lliwgar and have made a great start of improving Expressive Arts across the school.  For example, we told Mrs Caswell that we were not doing enough painting in some pods.  Well thanks to Mrs Rees this is really improving.  Just look at these robins! 

There is still a lot to improve and we have also told Mrs Caswell that we need to be playing more instruments.  This is also improving now, and every child is learning to play a tuned instrument from year 2 up!  Miss Mainwaring is not only teaching the pupils, but the teachers too.  

 

Next term we are looking to improve our choir.  We need more time to practice, more members and a new name.  If you can think of a great name, please let us know! 

 

Don't forget to check out our Twitter feed with #Llanexp or #Llanlliwgar!

 

AoLE Expressive Arts (Dance, Music, Drama, Art, Film and Media)

 

Open to all pupils in year 2,3,4,5,6 

 

Job Description

  • To evaluate how well Llanrhidian develops the knowledge and skills of Expressive Arts
  • To evaluate  how Llanrhidian provides meaningful experiences throughout the school in terms of Expressive Arts
  • To suggest ways in which the school can improve this AoLE
  • To help monitor the AoLE
  • To work with Mrs Caswell  to plan for improvements
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