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African Art Sculpture Workshop

2019-01-15

On Tuesday the 15th of January, 6L used charcoal to draw African figures, that I brought in from home.

They were from a tribe in Nigeria, that have a very high birth rate of twins. When one twin dies (or both die at birth) a model is created of the dead twin. After the model is created there is a big feast for the sculptor of the model. It is treated like a member of the family, it is dressed, fed, and prayed to. In African tribes, art was not seen as a decoration, but as a part of their culture and heritage.

Y6 only drew the heads as our topic this term is focusing on African masks. We focused on getting the light and shade into the drawing, which is quite hard using charcoal, and using the stick of charcoal creatively as we needed to find a suitable texture for the wood of the sculpture. We created some brilliant drawings and were very proud of them.
Emily (Y6)

2019-01-17

Age UK Tea and Concert at St Cuthbert’s Church

On Thursday 17th January, members of the Glendower Chamber Choir were invited to sing at St Cuthbert’s Church as part ...

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2019-01-22

2nd Place at Quiz Club General Knowledge Championships

On Tuesday 22nd January, eight girls from Glendower went off to the Quiz Club General Knowledge Championships with Mrs M...

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2019-01-23

Learning About Puppets at The Lyric Theatre

Y1 went to Lyric Theatre Hammersmith where they spent the day learning all about puppets. They made up their own stor...

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2019-01-24

Netball vs Falkner House

On Thursday 24th January, Y5 attended a netball fixture against Falkner House. We had lots of fun and worked as a team t...

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2019-01-28

To Be Or Not To Be

The Upper School had an incredible time attending our annual Young Shakespeare Workshops earlier in the week. This event...

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