Science Dragonfly

by Lucy Marshall My inspiration for this dragonfly design is science, my favourite subject. The body of the dragonfly represents the pH scale and the wings are decorated with fragments of the structures of organic compounds. An ammonite fossil is the rock.                      

Art & Design Dragonfly

by Ashley de Leon, Cyanne Calmy & Edith Peacock “For my dragonfly design I chose Art because I have a strong love and passion for it and my favourite art style is abstract by far. I decided to design my dragonfly with an abstract style because I believe with every colour and shape you usé…

EOPS Dragonfly: Mehndifly

We have called our dragonfly, the Mehndifly or ‘Mehndi’. Many of the year 5 and 6 children contributed designs and it was hard to pick just one. Aaliyah, Tabbasam and Natasha painted the dragonfly in colours inspired from their individual ideas then added Mendi designs over the top. Mehndi design is intended to be a…

St Andrew’s Dragonfly: Giverny

Year 4 began the project by thinking about the types of habitats that dragonflies might be found in and considered what a dragonfly in flight would see. Our focus soon led us towards Claude Monet’s impressionist paintings of his gardens and water meadows. Our design incorporates the vibrant flower meadows and the calming waters covered…

St Ebbe’s Dragonfly: Harofly

Harofly by Haro Class, St. Ebbe’s School In many cultures around the world, dragonflies symbolise change. Like most Year Six children, Haro Class have been thinking a lot about the upcoming changes in their own lives recently, and we have chosen this as our theme. We talked about the emotions surrounding moving on to secondary…

SSMJ Dragonfly: Tonbo

Ali Moreton, Art co-ordinator at St Mary & St John’s Primary School, has been working with Year Six pupils on decorating their Dragonfly. Ali says: “We used our year six Japan day to look at Japanese patterns and to paint the dragonfly. We also embossed Japanese symbols onto copper for the patterns on the wings. This…