Up close to Van Gogh ...
On Friday 2 November, 48 Year 7 students travelled up to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London to see a Van Gogh painting in the flesh!
We were given a fascinating talk by Gallery staff on the materials Van Gogh used and his style of painting. They also gave us an explanation of painting processes throughout the ages and we were shown a wide variety of different paintings.
Our students made a fantastic impression on the Gallery staff, showing great knowledge on topics such as Greek mythology, Lapis Lazuli and artists throughout the ages!
Picture credit: Painting shown: Self-Portrait as a Painter. Vincent van Gogh (1853 - 1890), Paris, December 1887-February 1888. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)
Wednesday 27th November 2019 - The school is open as normal following a successful repair of our water system. https://t.co/LQz0ZsZKmm 5:52 AM - 27 Nov 2019
A pipe burst at 0725 resulting in all water being isolated and no facilities. Engineers attended and now in the process of fixing. We hope to open tomorrow but please check website at 0600 for confirmation. Thank you for your patience and understanding. https://t.co/Ua9eV7qZUO 12:54 PM - 26 Nov 2019