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# 14 Jul 2021

Escola das Artes

Escola das Artes

The team at Escola das Artes have put on a wonderful series of recitals. The series showcases the diverse range of musical talents at OBS.

Many thanks to the Escola das Artes team and the OBS Music Department for their hard work this year and congratulations to all our musicians for their fantastic performances.

# 12 Jul 2021

Drawing with Scissors

Drawing with Scissors

Reception Bears have been learning about the artist Henri Matisse. They discovered how, when Matisse became ill and found it difficult to paint, he found a new way to `draw´ - using scissors to cut out shapes. Inspired by Matisse´s wonderful cut-outs, they created their own colourful and imaginative collages.

# 07 Jul 2021

F8 Art Work

F8 Art Work

Form 8 students worked on expressive self-portrait paintings. The paintings are informed by the work of French artist Francoise Nielly and demonstrate the students understanding of portraiture, use of colour theory and application of paint using the palette KNIFE.

# 30 Jun 2021

Prep Butterflies Reading and Art

Prep Butterflies Reading and Art

Prep Butterflies have been reading books by the author Eric Carle so for Art Day they chose to focus on his wonderful illustrations.
They read the book ‘The Mixed Up Chameleon’ and produced these fantastic pictures using techniques based on his work. A fitting tribute to a wonderful author and illustrator. 

# 28 Jun 2021

Gardening Club

Gardening Club

Every Tuesday, a group of Form 2 children go into the garden and set to work! They have weeded, planted, watered and raked. They have planted strawberries, cherry tomatoes, potatoes, runner beans, lettuces, cabbages (which the snails seem to be enjoying!)  lavender, jasmine, mint, tarragon, sunflowers and geraniums! 

# 23 Jun 2021

Form 7 Science

Form 7 Science

Form 7 Science students have been studying a Space topic. As part of this work, they investigated what caused craters on the moon. They then set about a controlled investigation into the factors that affect crater size. Some investigated the height the object falls from, some the diameter of the object.

The group were outstanding at finding creative ways to control other variables so only the independent variable was changed. They all recorded measurements accurately and drew conclusions supported by their data.

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