We joined in with the National Gallery's 'Take one Picture' study this year. The focus picture was 'The experiment on a bird in an air pump' by Joseph Wright 'of Derby'. 1734 - 1797. We started studying the picture by all going to the National Gallery to see it. We interpreted the picture in many varied ways and also looked at the historical context.
Y2 shadow puppets based on 'The experiment on a bird in an air pump'
The children in Y2 looked a the use of light and dark in the painting and created their own shadow theatre
Y5 Claymation of 'The experiment on a bird in an air pump'