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…

Windmill Dragonfly

The design on our dragonfly came from a number of ideas. We started thinking about things to do with nature and natural history and came up with insects, leaves or flowers. We chose flowers because they were able to be designed in many different ways and were bright and colourful. Then we started looking online…