In Year One we looked at a painting called Yellow Islands by the artist Jackson Pollock. To create the same effect we used a painting document in ClarisWorks and 'walked' our paintbrush around the paper. After this we used the Flood Fill tool to fill in white-space creating coloured islands.

Abbey and April

Abbey and April


Charlotte and Natasha

Joshua and Adam

Kelly and Chloe

Matthew and Craig

Rebecca and Jessica

Rebecca and Jessica

In February Ainthorpe's PTFA organised a handwriting competition in three categories, Year 1 & 2, Year 3 & 4 and Year 5 & 6. All the entries were of a very high standard, and the judges found it very difficult to pick winners. The winning entries for each category are linked below.

Year 1
Year 2
1st Prize: Owen
2nd Prize: Andrew
3rd Prize: Emily
Year 3
Year 4
1st Prize: Georgette
2nd Prize: Rachel
3rd Prize: Matthew
Year 5
Year 6
1st Prize: Samantha
2nd Prize: Sarah
3rd Prize: Kirsty

This is a sample of some of the Batik work created by Year 6.

We have been taking part in the creation of the Hyperactive project. Click here to see more!

Mrs Chapman's Literacy set produced these stunning pictures after reading Theseus and the Minotaur...