Year 8 trip to Tonbridge Art Gallery
Sara, the art educator and Emily the Art curator greeted us and introduced us to the four artists, Jeanette Barnes, Christy Burdock and Meghana Bisineer and Louise Bourgeois. The work ranged from huge chalk pastel drawings by Jeanette Barnes showing the construction work of the Olympic Park to small dry point prints by Louise Bourgeois. After an interesting guided tour, talk and discussion around the exhibition we chose our favourite artwork and sketched it in our sketchbooks.
Most of us really enjoyed Louise Bourgeois work because we all felt her work was amusing, intruiging and ‘quirky’. Abi did a study of her work called ‘Woman in a bathtub’. Finlay copied one of her dry point print called ‘Sculptress’ and Sam chose ‘Scissors’. Rufus, Dylan and Honor selected sections of Christy Burdocks art, which were large scale illustrative pencil drawings with thought provoking topics. We had the whole gallery to ourselves which meant we could move around and talk about the artwork as if it was a classroom. It was fascinating to see such a variety of drawings ranging in size, style and techniques. A great art trip.
Rufus, Sam, Abi, Dylan and Finly
17 November 2020
Box Hill was the location for Year 4's focus day in geography.
28 October 2020
Our first Focus Day of the year was a great success! Prep School pupils were immersed in learning for a day about a particular topic , acquiring and applying knowledge.
16 October 2020
With a good degree of yaw and pitch STEAM week got off to a flying start.
25 September 2020
Years 7 & 8 took full advantage of being outside in the sunshine on Monday with a day of team building activities.
22 October 2018
On Thursday, Year 6 visited the Museum of Kent Life for a Victorian Day.
20 October 2018
On Wednesday, the Reception children enjoyed a trip on the minibus.
19 October 2018
The U11 Pink team played in the IAPS regional hockey championships at Eastbourne College last Friday.
15 October 2018
We arrived at Battle Abbey and were met by Brother James-an (imitation) Benedictine monk. He gave us an interesting tour of the school and Abbey grounds.