Egremont Crab Fair
On Thursday, we spend the afternoon learning about Egremont Crab Fair. We heard about the history of the fair and how it's changed throughout the years. We couldn't believe it is 751 years old! We made our own braffins (that's a horse collar) and then had a go at gurning. We're very privileged in year 3 at Bookwell because we have the reigning children's gurning champion - Lexi, and Denni's mum is the reigning ladies' gurning champion. What do you think of our 'grotesque' faces?
Hockey is our focus in P.E this half term. Andrew is coaching us on Tuesday mornings. We started off by learning some basic skills such as dribbling and passing. In a few weeks we'll be hockey superstars.
We have been learning about pop art during our first week back. It is bright, colourful and fun art. We looked at lots of different art. Our class focused on Keith Haring who was an American pop artist. He tended to create colourful people by drawing, painting and sculpting. These people were in lots of different positions. We experimented with posing in lots of different positions like Keith's art. We then got some members of the class to lie down in these positions and we drew round them. After that, we painted and cut round the outline creating our own Keith Haring pop art.