Crossley Street Primary School

Inspiring Today to Achieve Tomorrow

Art and Design

Whole School Art Days

 

Annually, we hold whole school Art days. Previously, we had a leaf theme and each class created different designs, such as marbled leaf patterns, seed mosaics and designs inspired by William Morris.

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Ethan Ivers Award

At the end of each year, one pupil is presented with the Ethan Ivers award, which is in memory of Ethan Ivers, a Crossley Street pupil, who sadly passed away. The Award is presented by Mr Ivers (Ethan's dad, who works at Crossley Street) to a pupil who has displayed outstanding artistic talent or achievement throughout the year. You can have a look at the incredible artwork produced by previous winners of the award here, on our website:

 

https://www.crossleystreet.leeds.sch.uk/ourcurriculum/the-ethan-ivers-art-award

Educational Visits

Year 1 and 2 visited Yorkshire Sculpture Park, as part of their Art and D&T topic. They loved making their own sculptures.

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Young University

Young University topics often have an Art theme, such as seed mosaics and recycled crafts.

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Extra-Curricular Activities

We have held extra-curricular clubs in art and crafts for pupils across school.

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50 Things to do Before Leaving Crossley Street

During their time at school, each pupil works their way through a '50 Things to do Before Leaving Crossley Street' document, which has Art links, such as create some wild art.

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Competitions

As well as our regular Art lessons, we also take part in competitions, such as Leeds in Bloom and make Christmas cards for the elderly in Wetherby.