Our Discover term, taught in the Autumn, combines the subjects of history and art in multi-layered projects.
Our subject leader team for this term is:
Helen Kuropka - History
Joe Rose - Art
History at Forest Edge Learning Federation
"History is a Greek word which means, literally, just investigation."
Art at Forest Edge Learning Federation
"Every child is an artist."
Previous Project Outcomes
How do our beliefs drive our actions?
To conclude their project exploring belief and faith, Year 5 & 6 hosted an art exhibition at St Mary's Church, Fordingbridge. Many families and members of the public explored the exhibit and admired the work completed by the children.
"What a fabulous exhibition! Thank you for letting us celebrate the childrens’ work. It was certainly a captivating topic and you can see that in their efforts."
"The standard of the art on display is spectacular. I particularly enjoyed the fusion of traditional Christian and Islamic designs in the stained glass windows."
"So impressed by the quality of the work. I can see the children will have learnt so much from this. Well done to all involved."
"All very good! Some budding artists! Beautifully presented!"
"The exhibition was excellent, very informative and beautifully drawn, written and presented."
"Wonderful collection , each child tells the story in their own way ."
Is there such a thing as a 'just' invasion?
To conclude their project exploring justice and power, Year 3 & 4 hosted exhibitions sharing their model villages inspiring by Saxon homes. We loved welcoming parents and families to see these.
How has my community changed over time?
To conclude their project exploring community and change, KS1 curated some transport and toy museums. Thank you to everyone who came to share our work with us.
Should the punishment fit the crime?
To conclude their project exploring justice, Year 5&6 published interactive posters on an area of their choice related to their learning. Here are a few examples.