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The Arts at Finchale

 

Hello and welcome to our Arts page. I am Mrs McGuire and I am delighted to be the Arts Co-ordinator at Finchale. I have a background in dance and welcome the opportunity to look after The Arts at Finchale which is a thriving area for our school.

The Arts

Music, Singing, Dance, Movement, Visual Art, Drama, Poetry.

 

There are other areas of our website that also contain information about The Arts.

Class Pages - Class assemblies and activities in class show how learning about The Arts is embedded in many of our lessons.

Sports Page - this shows lots of dance and movement.

Celebrating Achievement - this shows many individual and group achievements with music, drama, dance and visual art all represented.

Seasonal Events - this shows many individual and group activities like music, singing, creative art, drama and performance.

Click the links below to see more information.

 

Choir performance, 1st December

Choir performance, 1st December 1
Choir performance, 1st December 2
On Saturday 1st December our School Choir were asked to perform with Durham Young Musicians at a Christmas Concert. The Choir really enjoyed themselves and performed six songs including 'Walking in the air' from The Snowman. Thanks to Mrs Bartley for playing the piano and helping us prepare for this performance.

Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November

Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 1
Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 2
Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 3
Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 4
Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 5
Exploring Pitch with Water, 26th November 6
In Year 3 we explored how to make a high pitch and a low pitch sound using just water in a bottle. From this we created a scale using five bottles and discussed how the vibrations in the air corresponds to the pitch.

Rangoli Art for Diwali, 15th November

Rangoli Art for Diwali, 15th November 1
Rangoli Art for Diwali, 15th November 2
Jayamini de Silva came in to visit Year 3 to tell us all about Diwali and to create Rangoli patterns with coloured powered rice.

Open the Book Assembly, 13/11/18

Open the Book Assembly, 13/11/18 1
Open the Book Assembly, 13/11/18 2
Open the Book Assembly, 13/11/18 3
Rev. Caroline came in again today to lead us in another Open the Book Assembly. Today we learned about David and Goliath and acted out the story as a school.

Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18

Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 1
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 2
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 3
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 4
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 5
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 6
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 7
Little Fingers Music in Year 1, 31/10/18 8

Reception Class Pirate Artwork, October 2018

Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18

Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 1
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 2
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 3
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 4
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 5
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 6
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 7
Ukulele in Y2, 17/10/18 8

Open the Book Assembly, 16/10/18

Rev. Caroline and Maud came to visit and during our assembly they told us the story of Samuel and Eli. We enjoyed joining in and acting out parts of the story. 

Art Professional Development 24/9/18 Led by Susan from Inspire, Explore, Create

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