Horbury Bridge CE

Living by Our Christian Values: Together in Faith, Hope and Love


Egyptian Death Masks

Exploring clay and pattern to create 3-d death masks based on the styles and features used in  Ancient Egypt.

Egyptian Death Masks

 Egyptian wall paintings

 Using watercolours to re-create the style and features used in Ancient Egyptian wall  and papyrus paintings 



Space Art 

Using acrylic paint to create abstract space backgrounds and raised rockets on top after studying the work of abstract artist, Peter Thorpe.

Space Art


The Iron Man- exploring line in pencil and printing

 Exploring line and pattern in pencil and print after studying  illustrations of the class novel, The Iron Man, by Andrew Davies.

The Iron Man - exploring line in pencil and printing

 Monochrome art

Using the work of  illustrator, Lorenzo Mattotti, in Neil Gaiman's 'Hansel and Gretel', to: explore tone, line and texture; develop dry brush and paint technique; use monochrome to create dramatic paintings in the artist’s style.

Monochrome art


3D Fish- large scale willow and tissue sculpture

Using willow and tissue to create large scale fish for the Horbury Community Parade, based on the fantastic animals discovered by Wakefield's pioneering Victorian eco-warrior, explorer and naturalist: Charles Waterton.

3D Fish: large scale willow and tissue sculpture

Granny's Patchwork Bag

Using the story 'Jack and the Flum Flum Tree' to create a class collage of 'Granny's Patchwork Bag' exploring the use of textiles, stitching and colour.


 Easter Art

 The whole school contributed to a display of art in church to celebrate Easter: pastel explorations based on the carvings of Stations of the Cross in St John's Church (Class 3), stained glass paper collage effects  (Class 2) and torn paper (Class 1)



Collage Rainforest

Using torn tissue and felt pen to explore colour to create large scale abstract collages of imaginary rainforest flowers and plants.

 African American Slavery

Pencil studies of the eye, based on :“The Worst Sight” by Artist Kevin “WAK” Williams 1619 to 1865.


Looking at cogs and machinery to stimulate our imaginations and design our own machines using pen and line