Acacia & Pine Trip to Kew Gardens

DSC 0039The day started well with a bright morning and a prompt set off to see Kew gardens. The day consisted of an science and art workshop looking at different climate ’biomes’ such as desert, tropical, temperate whilst exploring greenhouses with those environments. The children did various drawing and knowledge activities accompanying these with an exceptionally good Kew tutor. The other half of the day was a tour of the exquisite yet also ‘boisterous’ large scale Dale Chihuly blown glass sculptures situated in the Kew grounds and green houses.

The children drew notice as they looked and sketched with several unsolicited favourable comments; one lady saying that she was amazed at their work focus and quiet concentration and a passing design lecturer felt she had to stop and say that the drawing standard was outstanding especially for a year six level. The sketchbook work quality was very good with some striking drawings which will inform an ongoing sculptural project follow up at school.

Mr Slater

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